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UK News Ardoyne arson attack being investigated by police

14:25  21 october  2019
14:25  21 october  2019 Source:   belfastlive.co.uk

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a train is parked on the side of a road: Ardoyne Avenue © Google Ardoyne Avenue

Police are investigating an arson attack in which a door was smashed open before petrol was poured in and set alight.

Detectives are treating the incident, in the Ardoyne district of North Belfast , as arson with intent to endanger life.

They say the incident occurred at a property in the Ardoyne Avenue area in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

Detective Sergeant Corrigan said: “We received a report at around 1.40 am that a house in the area was on fire. It is believed that a door at the property had been smashed and petrol had been poured in and set alight.

“Our colleagues in Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished the fire.

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Ardoyne (from Irish Ard Eoin, meaning 'Eoin's height') is a working class and mainly Catholic and Irish nationalist district in north Belfast, Northern Ireland. It gained notoriety due to the large number of incidents during The Troubles.

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“Thankfully we are not dealing with any injuries today, and I am treating this as arson with intent to endanger life and I am asking anyone who was in the area around 1 am and saw any strange vehicles, or any suspicious activity, to call us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 94 of 21/10/19.”

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