“They need now to come forward and explain what warped logic they had for these actions.”

In the Belfast Telegraph, one of those targetted in last night’s pipe-bomb attacks, the chair of the Felon’s Club in west Belfast Liam Shannon speculates that “I think it’s likely to be loyalists”.  Is it?

The BBC separately reports that

Mr Shannon said he did not want to speculate on who was responsible but appealed for no retaliation.

And today there are further security alerts in west and north Belfast.

Adds  UTV report on security alerts.