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Three Northern Ireland arson attacks investigated

By Cate McCurry

Police are investigating three arson attacks after three homes were damaged over the weekend.

Two men are due to appear in court today in relation to a petrol bombing of a home in Cullybackey, Co Antrim. The pair, aged 46 and 32, have been charged with arson, criminal damage and possession of a petrol bomb.

Meanwhile, a 16-year-old boy has been arrested and questioned after a vacant house was set on fire in Craigavon. The home, in the Drumgor Heights area, was extensively damaged during the blaze early on Saturday morning.

A third house was also damaged after arsonists set a tyre on fire beside an oil tank in Carnlough. The attack happened in the Galdanagh Road area on Friday at around 11.30pm.

There was no-one inside at the time.

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