Man Charged Over Strabane Mortar Bomb

A 28 year-old man has been charged in connection with a mortar type device discovered in Strabane.

The bomb was found aimed at a police station in Church View on Saturday 07 September.

The New IRA was found to have been behind the attack, which was designed to attack serving police officers, the PSNI has said.
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The suspect has been charged with perverting the course of justice, assisting offenders and recording information like to be of use to someone preparing an act of terrorism.

He is due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates' Court later today, Friday 09 November.


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