Arrest over mortar attack on police

Arrest over mortar attack on police

A man arrested by police investigating a dissident republican mortar bomb attack on a PSNI vehicle in west Belfast has been released unconditionally.

Officers were attacked in the Falls Road area close to Belfast City Cemetery on Friday 14 March.No-one was injured but a family with young children, who had been driving in the area at the time, were caught up in the blast. A group calling itself the IRA later admitted responsibility.Police investigating the incident arrested a 44-year-old in west Belfast on Monday.He was taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning before his release.

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