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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Petrol Bomb

Last month
May 2023
# Newtownards
PSNI investigating after petrol bomb thrown at property in Newtownards
No one was injured in what the PSNI described as ‘a reckless attack that could have resulted in more serious consequences’.
Last year
# Blessington
Suspected arson attack overnight at home in Co Wicklow
The attack occurred in a housing estate on the edge of Blessington.
# Loughlinstown
Man (20s) arrested in relation to petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub
The incident occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday 18 June.
# Arson Attack
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after south Dublin pub petrol bombed with crowd inside
The incident itself took place shortly after midnight on Saturday.
All time
# Derry
Derry bomb was attempt to 'murder' police officers, says PSNI
Police discovered a bomb which they believe was placed underneath a car by the New IRA.
# tredagh view
Gardaí investigating suspected petrol bomb incident on property in Drogheda
The fire happened in the Tredagh View area of Drogheda at around 2.15am.
# Petrol Bomb
Gardaí probe petrol bomb attack in west Dublin in latest suspected feud attack
The incident happened this afternoon at a house in Sheephill Avenue, Corduff.
# Petrol Bomb
Arson attack on house of man with severe learning difficulties condemned as 'sickening'
The PSNI said it could have been dealing with a murder scene.
# ballymena
'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home
Three adults and a 12-year-old boy were in the house at the time, but were uninjured.
# Armagh
Petrol bomb thrown through front window of house in 'extremely reckless attack'
One man is believed to have been injured in the attack.
# adrian ismay
Police question 40-year-old in connection with prison officer's murder in Belfast
Adrian Ismay was driving home on 4 March 2016 when a petrol bomb went off after falling from underneath his van.
# Cairo
At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub
According to a security source, the attack followed a dispute between employees of the nightclub and a group of youths.
# Northern Ireland
Family escape injury after home is petrol bombed in 'religious hate crime'
The victims have been described as “long-standing and valued members” of their community.
# Mayo
Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters
The gardaí had been called to help firefighters because of anti-social behaviour in a Ballina housing estate.
# eat sleep rave retreat
London police break up 'Scumoween' illegal rave and a street riot breaks out
Missiles and a ‘petrol bomb’ were thrown.
Petrol bomb attack on mother and baby in Belfast
This came as the third attack on a home in the city in three days.
# Waterford
Family called gardaí seven times before they responded to petrol bomb attack
A local councillor said a lack of resources was to blame, but a sergeant denied this was the case.
# Attack
Petrol bombs thrown at bungalow while 70-year-old woman was inside
The woman was left shaken by the ordeal say police.
# Waterford
17-year-old released without charge over petrol bomb attack that injured kids
The children were sitting on a sofa when the petrol bomb was thrown through their front window.
# Arson
Man to appear in court over Waterford petrol bomb attack
A one-year-old was injured in the attack.
# Waterford
Gardaí continue to question man after children injured in petrol bomb attack
The attack took place after 9pm last night.
# Waterford
Three children hospitalised in suspected petrol bomb attack
One arrest has been made by gardaí.
# street fighting
Parents urged to know whereabouts of children after rival factions fight in Belfast
A petrol bomb was thrown during the incident.
# Attack
Waterford councillor won’t be intimidated after his car is petrol bombed
Cllr John Hearne said that his resolve has been strengthened by the incident.
# Tyrone
No injuries after petrol bomb thrown at Tyrone house
Detectives are now appealing for information for anyone who was in the Coalisland area last night to contact them.
# Northern Ireland
Two petrol bombs thrown at Alliance Party East Belfast office
The party called the incident “an attack on democracy”.
# Derry
Boy (11) hospitalised after a petrol bomb was thrown at him
The PSNI are searching for two boys aged around 12 or 13 in relation to the incident.
# 12th of july
Tensions remain high for July 12th parades
More than 4,000 PSNI officers backed by 630 reinforcements from Britain are on duty across Northern Ireland.
# Investigation
Petrol bomb-making factory found in Belfast
The factory was found by police during an investigation into recent petrol bomb attacks. Three people have been arrested.
# Investigation
Four petrol bombs thrown on Belfast street
The incident happened just 24 hours after five petrol bombs were thrown at a nearby house.
# Northern Ireland
Five petrol bombs thrown at Belfast house - but no-one was injured
Three of the petrol bombs hit the back of the house and two hit the front in the attack late last night.
# Bomb
Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street
The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.
# Northern Ireland
Woman arrested after man seriously injured by petrol bomb
The lit petrol bomb was thrown through the window of a house in Derry, seriously injuring the 45-year-old man inside.
# Petrol Bomb
Man hit with a lit petrol bomb at his Derry home in a serious condition
PSNI are looking for the two masked youths who smashed the window at his house and threw in the petrol bomb.
# Belfast
Nine police officers injured and 18 arrests in Belfast protests
Officers dealing with the disorder were pelted with petrol bombs, fireworks, bricks and ball bearings.
# Northern Ireland
Petrol bomb thrown at Armagh house
Detectives have issued an appeal for information.
# Petrol Bomb
Petrol bomb thrown at two properties in west Belfast
Both properties suffered scorch damage and a car parked in the area at the time also had its tyres slashed.
# Belfast
Teen arrested for petrol bomb offence during nationalist parade disorder
The incident took place in September this year when forty seven PSNI officers were injured.