LONDON | IRA dissidents suspected in Northern Ireland car bomb blast
LONDON—Jan 20, 2019—Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry. Two men in their 20s have been arrested.
The device was placed inside a hijacked delivery vehicle and exploded Saturday night as police, who had received a warning, were evacuating the area. There were no reports of injuries.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland posted a photograph of a vehicle in flames and urged the public to stay away.