Pipe bombs explode in Ballymoney

Pipe bombs explode in Ballymoney

A disabled woman has escaped injury after her home was attacked with a pipe bomb in Ballymoney, Co Antrim.

Two houses were targeted in separate incidents in the town in the early hours of Saturday morning.The explosions happened in the Henry Street and Hannah Court areas.A disabled woman, believed to be aged in her 50s, was left badly shaken after a pipe bomb exploded at her Hanna Court home at about 4.15am. A window at the front of the property was damaged.Ten minutes later, a car and a house were damaged in the second pipe bomb attack which occurred at Henry Street.A man in his 40s escaped injury in the incident.A PSNI spokeswoman said: "The occupants of both houses have been left very shocked."Detectives investigating the explosions have appealed for anyone with information to contact them in Coleraine.


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