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Three arrested on suspicion of arson attack at garda station

A vehicle belonging to a garda was set on fire in Clare on Tuesday.

THREE MEN IN their 20s are being questioned in relation to an arson attack at Scarriff garda station in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A car was set on fire outside the Clare station at about 12.30am on 19 March. Two windows of the building were also damaged in the incident. Nobody was injured during the attack.

The three men were detained late yesterday are are being held at Killaloe, Shannon and Ennis stations under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

It is understood the car belonged to a member of An Garda Síochána. It was completely destroyed in the fire.

Investigations continue.

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