Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Londonderry

A pipe bomb exploded after being thrown at a house in the Waterside area of Londomderry last night.

Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 9:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 9:48 am
A number of shots were fired at police officers in Derry on Wednesday, according to the PSNI.

The incident happened around 11.15pm in the Bann Drive area.

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A man and woman who were in the house at the time were not injured.

A number of homes were evacuated for a period of time while ATO examined the object and confirmed it was a viable pipe bomb type device.

Detectives are working to establish a motive for the attack and are appealing for information.