Man appears in court on Derry bomb charges

A man has appeared at Derry Magistrates Court today on charges connected to the car bomb left outside Strand Road policer station in Derry in the early hours of Tuesday August 3rd.

42 year old Philip O'Donnell of Baldrick Crescent in Derry faced a total of 12 charges, including ausing an explosion, possession of explosives, hijacking and false imprisonment. He was also charged with being a member of dissident group Oglaigh na hEireann.

Magistrate Barney Mc Elholm refused bail, and O'Donnell was remanded in custody to appear in court again on Thursday September the 2nd.

Reporter Eamonn Mc Dermott was in court.......

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