Monday July 6, 2020

Dissident republicans may want to mark Easter Rising with bloodshed

Senior PSNI officer issues chilling warning following Belfast bomb attack

4th March, 2016
Scene of bomb Pic: Courtesy RTE

Dissident republicans may want to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising by “killing police officers, prison officers or soldiers”, one of Northern Ireland’s most senior police officers has warned.

PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made the worrying comments following a bomb attack on a prison officer in Belfast at 7.10am today.

The 52-year-old victim has undergone surgery for injuries suffered when a device partially detonated under the van he...

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