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Suspected car bomb explodes in Londonderry

The incident took place close to a courthouse on Bishop Street in the city.

A suspected car bomb has exploded in Londonderry.

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The vehicle was consumed by flames (Steven McAuley/PA)

A photograph was tweeted from a Police Service of Northern Ireland Twitter account showing what appears to be a vehicle ablaze.

The tweet from the PSNI’s Derry City and Strabane District account also warns members of the public that Bishop Street is currently closed and to stay away, adding “suspected car bomb”.

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PSNI officers sealed off the area following the explosion (Steven McAuley/PA)

The incident appears to have taken place close to a courthouse.

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