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Three petrol bomb attacks in Drogheda

Garadi said a suspect device was thrown through a front window of a house.

Investigations are under way after three petrol bomb attacks in Drogheda on Sunday (Niall Carson/PA)
Investigations are under way after three petrol bomb attacks in Drogheda on Sunday (Niall Carson/PA)

An investigation is under way after three petrol bombs attacks on houses in Drogheda, Co Louth.

The first attack happened at St Laurence’s Park shortly after midnight on Sunday morning.

Garadi said a suspect device was thrown through a front window of a house.

Damage was caused to the front window and living room. Nobody was in the house at the time.

Shortly after 1am, Gardai were called to a house at Scarlett Crescent after a suspect device had been thrown through a window. Nobody was hurt in the incident.

At 4am, officers attended a third incident, which occurred at Loughboy Mell. The fire brigade also attended the scene. Again, nobody was injured.

The incidents happened 24 hours after two petrol bomb attacks in the town in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The attacks are believed to be related to an ongoing feud between criminal gangs.

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