Ford condemns Lurgan attack on police

Date published: 20 July 2015

Justice Minister David Ford has said a bomb attack in Lurgan was an attempt to kill officers serving the community.

David Ford said: "Police officers attended a security alert in Lurgan in order to protect local residents. Whoever set this alert and the device which exploded had a clear intention to kill police officers. They showed absolutely no regard for local residents, who could have been killed or injured. I join with local community representatives in condemning their hopeless action.

"Anyone with information should pass it to the police or to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. The sooner these criminals face justice the safer our community will be."

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