A journalist who recently interviewed members of the Real IRA says he's not surprised Monday night's bomb in Derry exploded close to a bank.
Yesterday police revealed that two officers were injured in the blast on the Culmore Road generated by 200 pounds of explosives packed into a Vauxhall Corsa.
The Guardian's Ireland Correspondant, Henry McDonald spoke to the terror group last month - when they told him they could start attacking banks.
He says the dissidents have a range of targets..........
Meanwhile, it's expected that British Prime Minister David Cameron will today strongly condemn the Derry attack and other incidents during his speech to the Conservative conference.
He's also expected address the issue of Bloody Sunday, and explain why he believes it was right to apologise to the families of the dead.