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Three children hospitalised in suspected petrol bomb attack

One arrest has been made by gardaí.

File photo of the area.
File photo of the area.
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Updated 23.47pm

THREE CHILDREN HAVE been hospitalised following a suspected petrol bomb attack on a house on the outskirts of Waterford city.

The incident took place at 9.20pm this evening at a house in Ardmore Park, Ballybeg.

Gardaí said that three children were removed from the house and taken to Waterford Regional Hospital suffering from burn injuries.

Gardaí said some of the children were “seriously injured”, but their condition is not said to be life-threatening.

One men has been arrested, however due to the developing nature of the incident gardaí were unable to provide further details.

RTÉ News reports that one of those injured is a one-year-old.

Originally published 10.53pm

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