UUP says Derry people afraid to speak out against attacks

An Ulster Unionist MLA has expressed his concern that there doesn't seem to be a co-ordinated campaign from the PSNI to tackle the escalation in Dissident Republican activity.

Basil McCrea, the party's spokesperson on policing says there is mounting concern in Derry at recent events - this week a two hundred pound bomb was detonated outside Strand Road Police Station.

Mr McCrea says business and communities leaders are afraid to speak in Derry for fear of being targeted.

He says the police must act:

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