Gardai carry out searches in Killygordon in relation to attempted bomb attack on police in Derry

FullSizeRender (6)Gardai have carried out searches this evening linked to an attempted bomb attack on a police officer in Derry.

Boiler-suited Gardai and sniffer dogs combed fields around the Killygordon area were three men were arrested earlier today.

The arrests were in relation to the discovery of a bomb under a policeman's car in Derry this morning.

The three suspects ages in their late twenties and thirties were arrested on susicion of terrosirsm offences.

The men are being held at Garda Stations in Letterkenny and Milford.