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Three children injured in Waterford petrol bomb attack

Three children have been injured in a petrol bomb attack on a house in Waterford, in the Republic of Ireland.

Two of the children, girls aged one and 11, are believed to have sustained serious burns in the attack at Ardmore Park, Ballybeg, on Thursday night.

The Irish broadcaster, RTÉ, reported that the petrol bomb was thrown through a window of the property and exploded in the living room.

Three children were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A number of other people were in the house at the time of the attack, but were not injured.

Officers have arrested a 23-year-old man and are questioning him at a police station in Waterford.

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