Man released in Belfast car bomb probe

Wednesday 08 January 2014 21.58
The car bomb was left outside the Victoria Square shopping centre
The car bomb was left outside the Victoria Square shopping centre

A 27-year-old man arrested today by PSNI detectives investigating a car bomb attack in Belfast city centre in the run up to Christmas has been released unconditionally.

The car bomb, containing 60kg of homemade explosives, was left outside the Victoria Square shopping centre on 24 November.

Only the detonator on the device exploded.

Dissident republicans were believed to behind the car bombing.