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Saturday 19 April 2014

Pipe bomb thrown at police attending hoax call

A PIPE bomb has been thrown at a police vehicle in west Belfast while officers were attending a hoax call.

The device did not explode.



The Police Service of Northern Ireland said the attack happened at Culmore Gardens at 7.30pm tonight.



Army technical officers have been sent to the scene and houses evacuated.



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