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Petrol bomb attack on Irish pub: Man in 20s arrested

Khalid Umar Malik
03 Jul 2022, 21:29 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - Gardai have confirmed the arrest of a man in his twenties in connection with a petrol bomb attack on a pub in Dublin earlier this month.

On Saturday, June 18, a terrifying incident occurred at a pub on Loughlin Town Drive in Dublin.

The man is being held at Shankill Garda Station.

A petrol bomb was thrown inside the pub shortly after midnight that night, causing damage to the interior. The suspected offender fled the scene immediately.

Gardai say their investigations into the incident are ongoing, and they have asked anyone who may have witnessed it to contact them.

Anyone on Loughlinstown Drive or in the surrounding areas between 11.30 p.m. on Friday, June 17, and 12.30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 who observed any unusual activity is asked to contact Garda.

"Similarly, any road users who were in the area at the time and may have camera (including dash cam) footage are asked to make this available to investigating Garda," the statement said.

Anyone with information should call Shankill Garda Station at 01 666 5900, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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