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Man released after arrest linked to attempted policeman murder

The New IRA bomb was found under the PSNI officer's car in Derry in February. Picture by Margaret McLaughlin
Seamus McKinney

A 37-year-old man arrested about a dissident republican murder attempt on a Catholic police officer in Derry has been released unconditionally.

The man was arrested in Ballymagroarty about the attack, linked to the New IRA group, on February 22.

A booby-trap bomb was placed under the policeman's home in Culmore in Derry.

He was later forced to move from the city.

Police are continuing to appeal for information.

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