Car set on fire in arson attack in north Belfast

The car belonging to a disabled woman was set on fire in Manor Street in Belfast. Picture by Arthur Allison Pacemaker.

A DISABLED woman, who relies heavily on her car, has said she is "disgusted" after arsonists set fire to the family's vehicle in the Manor Street area of north Belfast.

The woman identified only as Ms Blain, said her car was completely destroyed after being set on fire on in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

In a statement released by the DUP on behalf of the family Ms Blain said she was "deeply shocked and disgusted" by the arson attack.

The family said they knew of "no reason or justification for this attack" adding that they were preparing to go on holiday and had been relying on their transport.

"The car owner has a disability and the loss of the vehicle makes dealing with this disability much more difficult", the DUP spokesperson said.

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