PSNI officers attacked with petrol bombs in Derry

Police officers in Derry came under attack with petrol bombs last night after responding to a hoax bomb alert in the Bogside area.

Police officers in Derry came under attack with petrol bombs last night after responding to a hoax bomb alert in the Bogside area.

Up to 40 youths were involved in the trouble, which erupted after bomb disposal experts were called to a report of suspect device attached to the windscreen of a vehicle.

The police were pelted with bricks, bottles and sticks during the disturbance, but there were no reports of any injuries.

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