Dissident Republicans target ex Police Officer – the third attack in seven days

A booby-trap bomb has been discovered under the car of an ex Police Officer  in Cookstown, County Tyrone. The device went off as a man drove away from his home in the Sweep Road area of Cookstown. He was not injured in the attack. The man is a former police officer who currently works as a guard at the town’s PSNI station. PSNI Chief Supt Michael Skuce said those who planted the bomb had “scant regard” for human life. It …

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