Detectives given extra time to quiz trio over bomb attack

Forensics at the scene of the bombing

Forensics at the scene of the bombing

The PSNI have been granted an extra 48 hours in which to question three men over an attempt to kill a prison officer.

The three men – aged 34, 39 and 45 – were arrested on the evening of Sunday, March 6.

The attack had happened in Belfast on Friday morning.

A 34-year-old woman, who was also arrested at the time, has been released unconditionally.

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