Bomb damages Londonderry probation office at night; leaders brand IRA die-hards reckless

April 28, 2015 9:58 AM

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LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland – Northern Ireland police say a small bomb has detonated outside a probation office on a residential street in Londonderry, injuring nobody, and the city's leaders have accused IRA die-hards of recklessly endangering the lives of families living nearby.

The blast at Crawford Square damaged the unoccupied three-story office building after dark Monday. No group claimed responsibility, but police and politicians blamed Irish Republican Army members, who reject their side's 1997 cease-fire. Londonderry is a base for IRA factions opposed to Northern Ire...

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