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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 23 April, 2018

Orange Hall smoke damaged in arson attack

The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning in west Belfast.

Image: Keresaspa via Wikimedia/Creative Commons

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland are appealing for information about a reported arson attack on an Orange Hall in west Belfast during the early hours of this morning.

It is believed that a plastic container was placed against an external metal door of the property on the Springfield Road before it was set alight.

The door was damaged as a result. The blaze also caused smoke damage inside the building, according to PSNI detectives.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CID at Musgrave or the Crimestoppers line.

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