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Belfast bomb: Police condemn 'reckless' placing of bomb

14 December 2013 Last updated at 17:00 GMT

Police have been giving more details about a bomb attack in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter on Friday evening.

Police said the explosion at Exchange Street West at about 18:45 GMT could have killed or maimed anyone nearby.

Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway said the placing of the device was "reckless."

The bomb went off as the area was being cleared. No-one was injured in the attack

Dissident republican group, Óglaigh na hÉireann, said they were responsible.

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