Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 December 2014

Family escape injury after petrol bomb attack

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A family has escaped injured after their home was attacked with petrol bombs in east Belfast.

Five devices were thrown at a house in the Strand Walk area at around 11.30pm on on Sunday.

Three landed at the back of the property and a further two fell at the front.

No damage was caused and there were no injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

The latest attack comes just days after a a number of petrol bombs were thrown from both sides of a peaceline around the nearby nationalist enclave of Short Strand.

On Tuesday night a petrol bomb was thrown from the Short Strand area into the loyalist Thistle Court area.

Just hours earlier a four-year-old girl sustained injuries after a petrol bomb was thrown into the Short Strand as she played in the street.

The girl suffered minor burns in the incident just before 4pm.

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