31/08/2004

Woman escapes injury in petrol-bomb attack

A woman has escaped injury following a petrol-bomb attack at her home in Co Down last night.

The device was discovered in the front garden of the woman's home in Maryville Drive, Banbridge, shortly after 10.30pm on Tuesday after a window was smashed.

Police were immediately called to the scene and have appealed for anyone who may have seen a dark-coloured car in the area at the time of the incident to contact them.

Elsewhere, a house in Enniskillen has been targeted in a petrol-bomb attack.

The incident occurred at the property in the Drumbawn Estate shortly before midnight on Monday.

No one was injured in the attack however minor scorch damage was caused to the exterior wall of the house.

(MB)

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