Northern Ireland police carry out controlled explosion, days after car bomb

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Northern Ireland police carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry on Monday and were examining a second abandoned van, two days after a car bomb exploded in the city.

There was a large bang and black smoke from the first van after an army bomb disposal robot entered. Police said the van had been hijacked by three masked men who threw an object in the back before abandoning it on a...
source: Reuters

2019-01-21 21:02
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