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Third arrest over bomb under Northern Ireland policeman’s car

A third man was arrested in Belfast on Tuesday over the attempted murder of a police officer who found a bomb underneath his car. Photo: AP

A third man was arrested in Northern Ireland on Tuesday over the attempted murder of a police officer who found a bomb underneath his car.

Wednesday, 2 January, 2013, 8:20pm

Pair arrested over bomb under Northern Ireland policeman’s car

An IRA mural in Belfast recalls Northern Ireland's troubled sectarian past. Two men were in custody on Tuesday after the attempted murder of a police officer in the province. A group calling itself the "New IRA" has claimed responsibility. Photo: AP

Two men were being held in custody in Northern Ireland on Tuesday after being arrested over the attempted murder of a police officer.

The men, aged 34 and 25, were arrested on Monday in the Belfast area, said a spokeswoman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

1 Jan 2013 - 12:32pm

News Digest, August 13

HK policeman dies during New York ironman contest

A 43-year-old Hong Kong police superintendent on leave in New York, Andy Naylor, became distressed during the first leg of the city's three-stage ironman triathlon, a 4.8-kilometre swim in the Hudson River, and died later in hospital. Police said an autopsy would be conducted.

13 Aug 2012 - 8:44am

Policeman's fatal bridge fall ruled accidental

The death of a policeman who fell off the rain-soaked roof of a footbridge during a farmer's protest was an accident, an inquest jury ruled yesterday, exactly a year after the incident.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Policeman shoots attacker dead

A traffic policeman shot dead a man in Sham Shui Po last night in apparent self-defence while trying to stop what was believed to be a triad attack.

The policeman was at the junction of Pratas Street and Castle Peak Road when he saw five men, all armed with knives, getting out of a car at about 9.40pm.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Officer hurt in fall at government HQ

A policeman sustained serious injuries after falling while making a building security check at the new government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday morning.

Constable Ng Hon-man, 31, fell six metres from where he was checking a false ceiling at the main entrance to the government headquarters. He was knocked unconscious and hurt his head, ribs, lungs and left arm.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Gunman's family pay a heavy price

The family of Philippine policeman Rolando Mendoza, who killed eight Hongkongers in last year's hostage bloodbath in Manila, say they are still paying a heavy price for the tragedy.

Gregorio Mendoza, the killer's brother, is the only person facing criminal charges over the tragedy, and says he can no longer support his family financially because he needs to hire lawyers.

25 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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