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Off-duty PSNI officer confronted at his door by masked man armed with shotgun

Off-duty PSNI officer confronted at his door by masked man armed with shotgun
An off-duty PSNI officer has escaped a murder attempt after a masked man came to his door in the middle of the night and pointed a shotgun at him.The ...
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Grenade attack on police vehicle was ‘attempt to kill officers’

Grenade attack on police vehicle was ‘attempt to kill officers’
A loud bang was heard around 2am on Wednesday after a missile struck a landrover in west Belfast.A grenade was thrown at a police land rover in West B...
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Police escape injury in County Fermanagh bomb attack

Police escape injury in County Fermanagh bomb attack
Police officers have escaped injury in a bomb explosion in County Fermanagh.The explosion happened at Wattlebridge, near Newtownbutler, close to the I...
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Scenes of violence against police in north Belfast condemned as ‘reckless’

Scenes of violence against police in north Belfast condemned as ‘reckless’
Officers came under attack with missiles and petrol bombs in three consecutive nights of violence in the North Queen Street area.A senior police offic...
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Northern Ireland police officers reject Mordaunt’s call for Troubles amnesty

Northern Ireland police officers reject Mordaunt’s call for Troubles amnesty
Rank and file police officers facing ongoing paramilitary death threats in Northern Ireland have come out against a special amnesty for members of the...
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Significant terrorist hide uncovered in Forkhill

Significant terrorist hide uncovered in Forkhill
Police have uncovered a significant terrorist hide containing component parts for mortars including six mortar tubes in a forested area at the Carewam...
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Device discovered at home of second PSNI officer's parents in Londonderry

Device discovered at home of second PSNI officer's parents in Londonderry
The PSNI have said they will offer support to the family of a police officer whose relatives were targeted by “cowardly thugs” who planted a hoax devi...
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Police attacked with petrol bombs at illegal dissident republican parade

Police attacked with petrol bombs at illegal dissident republican parade
Police say attack was 'premeditated'Police have been pelted with petrol bombs and projectiles at an illegal dissident republican march in Londonderry....
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PSNI 'will learn' from death of a Police Inspector who shot himself 

PSNI 'will learn' from death of a Police Inspector who shot himself 
An inquest into the death of a police inspector who shot himself in a police station has heard the PSNI "will learn lessons" from the case.Insp Peter ...
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Police officer’s car set alight after ‘booby trap bomb explodes’ in Northern Ireland

Police officer’s car set alight after ‘booby trap bomb explodes’ in Northern Ireland
A police officer’s car has been set on fire after a ‘booby trap bomb’ reportedly exploded in Northern Ireland. The female police officer was not in th...
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Paramilitary threats forced 52 PSNI officers to move home

Paramilitary threats forced 52 PSNI officers to move home
In the past seven years 52 PSNI officers were forced from their homes due to threats, according to Mark Lindsay, chairman of the representative body f...
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80% of police officers attacked in past year in Northern Ireland

80% of police officers attacked in past year in Northern Ireland
Eight of every 10 PSNI officers were the victim of a physical or verbal attack in the last year. Officers described suffering assaults, including bein...
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PSNI investigate Bangor shooting

PSNI investigate Bangor shooting
BBC News - Police are investigating a possible link between a man's murder in a supermarket car park and a loyalist paramilitary feud.Colin Horner, 35...
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