PSNI officer’s car targeted with ‘viable device’ in East Belfast

Dissidents are believed to have again targeted the car of a PSNI officer living close to police headquarters.

[BBC] The unexploded device was discovered on the Upper Newtownards Road at about 14:00 GMT on Sunday.

A controlled explosion was heard across East Belfast this evening.

Police and politicians have condemned the attempted murder of the officer and his family who were about to travel with him.

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