Northern Ireland

Belfast arson: Woman injured in suspected petrol bomb attack

Clara Street petrol bomb attack Image copyright Press Eye
Image caption The woman has been taken to hospital for treatment to leg injuries

A woman has been injured in a suspected petrol bomb attack on a house in east Belfast.

She sustained leg injuries, not thought to be life-threatening, and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Image caption The house suffered extensive damage in the attack

There was smoke damage to the house in the attack in Clara Street on Sunday about 23:30 BST.

Police have appealed for anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact them on the non-emergency 101 number.

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Image caption Emergency services on Clara Street after the petrol bomb attack was reported

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.