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A bomb discovered in a parked vehicle in Derry was to be used to attack a police patrol, the PSNI has said.

They said, “Command Wire Initiated Improvised Device” would have killed or maimed anyone near it if it had detonated.

Police at the scene in Creggan Heights, Derry, before rioting broke out

They added: “It is our assessment that the New IRA is responsible for this bomb.”

An immediate Terrorist investigation is underway.

-Noah Harte