Northern Ireland

Police appeal following suspected arson attack

Police in west Belfast are appealing for information following a suspected arson attack.

The police responded to reports of a fire in a flat on Corrib Avenue at 03:55 GMT on Saturday.

It is believed that entry had been forced to the ground floor flat before it was set on fire.

Extensive scorch damage was caused to the property.

No-one was in the flat at the time and there were no reports of any injuries.