Two arrests as new IRA claim responsibility for attack on police officer and child

Bomb found under car of serving police officer in Dungiven

 Two arrests as new IRA claim responsibility for attack on police officer and child

The scene where a viable device was left at the home of a female police officer near Dungiven. Picture Credit: Pacemaker.

Jonathan McNabb

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TWO men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a part-time police officer and her three-year-old daughter, in Dungiven.

The explosive device was found attached to a container of flammable liquid close to the officer's car on 19 April.

A 47-year-old man was arrested in the Dungiven area yesterday (April 26). Police also detained a 48-year-old man in in the Feeny area.

Both men were taken to Musgrave Police Station in Belfast for questioning.

*Full story in this week's Constitution*

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