9-year-old injured in Derry nail bomb attack

A 9-year-old boy has been injured after a glass jar packed with nails struck him on the leg in Derry.

It is understood the device, which police say contained no explosives, was thrown into the Fountain area of the city from the Bishop Street interface on Friday evening .

Residents reported hearing a loud bang, with one eye-witness describing seeing the child in distress.

The boy was treated in hospital but has since been released.