Northern Ireland

Petrol bomb thrown at police in Belfast

Youths have tried to hijack a van and have thrown a petrol bomb at police in the Dundonald area of Belfast on Monday.

Young people set fire to road barriers and a large tyre on the main carriageway at about 0120 BST.

Over an hour later they damaged the windscreen of a van as they attempted to hijack it. The driver managed to get away.

A petrol bomb was thrown at police who arrived in the area.