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Man arrested after police officer targeted in under car bomb is released

The arrest follows a search operation and arrest of three people in Belfast.

Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club (David Young/PA)
Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club (David Young/PA)

A 38-year-old man that was arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Belfast has been released unconditionally.

The man was arrested at Musgrave Police Station by detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit investigating the attempted murder of the police officer in east Belfast on June 1.

The arrest follows Tuesday’s search operation and arrest of three people in Belfast.

The man was released from custody late on Thursday evening.

A car bomb was found under the senior PSNI officer's car outside Shandon Park Golf Club on June 1.#

Detectives believe dissident republicans were behind the murder attempt.

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