Belfast Telegraph

Ten years of terrorist attacks by dissidents

Ronan Kerr
Ronan Kerr
Peadar Heffron

June 2019: Booby-trap bomb found under police officer's car at Shandon Park Golf Club, Belfast.

April 2019: Journalist Lyra McKee murdered in Creggan, Londonderry.

March 2019: Explosive packages sent to targets in England and Scotland.

January 2019: Car bomb blast outside Londonderry's Bishop Street courthouse.

May 2018: Weapons found in searches in Armagh and Tyrone.

February 2017: Under-car bomb attack on police officer at Culmore, Londonderry.

January 2017: Officer injured when terrorists shoot at police car at petrol station on Belfast's Crumlin Road.

March 2016: Prison officer Adrian Ismay injured by under-car bomb. He died 11 days later.

November 2015: Rocket attack on PSNI vehicle at Ardoyne.

November 2012: New IRA kill prison officer David Black, the first prison officer killed by republicans since Good Friday Agreement.

April 2011: PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr killed by under-car device.

March 2011: Substantial bomb left outside court in Londonderry.

December 2010: A policeman finds unexploded grenade outside his Co Fermanagh home.

October 2010: Car bomb explodes near the Ulster Bank on Londonderry's Culmore Road.

August 2010: Booby-trap device partially explodes beneath the car of a former policeman.

August 2010: Bomb under car of a female police officer in Kilkeel falls off before being discovered.

August 2010: Booby-trap bomb find under soldier's car in Bangor.

July 2010: Shots fired at Crossmaglen PSNI station.

April 2010: Car bomb explodes outside Newtownhamilton PSNI station.

April 2010: Bomb explodes outside MI5 headquarters in Palace Barracks in Holywood.

February 2010: Device explodes outside Newry courthouse.

January 2010: Constable Peadar Heffron seriously hurt by under-car bomb about a mile from his home in Randalstown.

March 9, 2009: Co Armagh's Stephen Carroll is first serving police officer murdered in Northern Ireland since the 1998 Agreement.

March 7, 2009: Soldiers Mark Quinsey and Patrick Azimkar shot dead outside an Antrim barracks by dissident republicans, the first military fatalities in Northern Ireland since 1997.

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