Auto fire 'was attack on female police officer'

BREAKING: Booby trap BOMB sparks police car fire – Army called to scene

BREAKING: Booby trap BOMB sparks police car fire – Army called to scene

A booby trap bomb has partially exploded in Northern Ireland, setting a former police officer's auto on fire, security sources say.

Army technical officers have examined the vehicle and the road was closed to traffic.

There were fears the incident was terrorist related after police sent the Army bomb experts to the scene.

Speculation on whether or not an under-car bomb had been used to target a member of the security forces was rife until the PSNI issued a statement saying the fire had been caused by a mechanical fault.

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Shortly before 8.30am a report was made that it had caught fire at the junction of Ballyrobert Road. She escaped without injury as she was outside the vehicle when the fire broke out.

A number of elected representatives, including DUP MP Ian Paisley Jnr, publicly condemned what they believed was a terror-related incident.

Forensic officers have found no evidence of a booby trap bomb, and now suspect a mechanical malfunction of some kind.

Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, Mr Paisley said: "Terrorism can never be allowed to prevail, this is a dastardly and cowardly attack".

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'My concern is for the officer and her family'.

Bangor bound traffic had been diverted on to Craigdarragh Road, however, the A2 has now been closed at Marino and traffic is being rerouted along Whinney Hill and Craigantlet.

"If so that's a huge relief and I hope those involved are uninjured", he tweeted.

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