Riot accused faces bomb charges

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A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with a bomb attack during rioting in west Belfast last month.

The charges include aggravated criminal damage, possession of explosives in suspicious circumstances and having an offensive weapon.

They are believed to relate to a nail bomb thrown at a house during trouble in the Broadway area early on 13 July.

Meanwhile, a 44-year-old man has been charged with riotous assembly over trouble in the Ardoyne area on 12 July.

He is to appear in court on Tuesday.

Police investigating the rioting in the north Belfast district also arrested a 25-year-old man on Monday night.