Justice Minister David Ford has condemned those behind an attempt to kill a police officer in Eglinton with an under car explosive device.
David Ford said; “Clearly, whoever attached this device to the police officer’s car had intended it to murder a servant of the community. I want to praise the vigilance of the owners who have averted a tragedy. I unreservedly condemn the people who hide in darkness and seek to use extreme violence. No rational person can see that as a way forward. I would urge anyone with information about this incident to pass it to the police on the 101 number or the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”
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