£200,000 of damage done in overnight arson attack in Derry

Construction equipment worth around £200,000 has been destroyed in an overnight arson attack in Derry.

Just after 3 o clock this morning, police received a report that a bulldozer parked at a construction site at Brooke Park had been set on fire.

Foyle MLA, Mark H Durkan, said the machine was being used in a major redevelopment project at the park.

He said he now feared the construction work would be delayed and the local community would lose out as a result....