Tag: IRA

UK security beefed up as possible IRA attack looms

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) started a major security operation on Friday in order to curb any possible attack from splinter dissident Irish Republican Army (IRA) groups that would hamper the British parliamentary election on May 6.

Car bomb explodes near MI5 regional headquarters

A bomb-laden car went off near regional headquarters of United Kingdom’s counter-terrorism and security agency MI5 in Northern Ireland on Monday. Reportedly, the attack occurred as the policing and justice powers were transferred from London to Belfast. “A device has exploded in a vehicle at…