30/09/2003

Police come under petrol bomb attack

Police in Londonderry have escaped injury following a petrol bomb attack late last night.

Officers came under attack in Butcher Street when a number of youths threw a pipe bomb at premises. No damage was caused however another device was later thrown at a police vehicle in Rossville Street. No one was injured.

Later that evening two petrol bombs were thrown at a wall in the city's Fountain estate, whilst the Masonic Lodge military base was hit by another device which caused minor damage.

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