Magherafelt councillor says attack ‘put lives at risk’


Magherafelt SDLP councillor Martin Kearney has condemned a petrol bomb attack in which four people escaped injury.

The porch was set alight at the property on Culbane Road, Portglenone, in the attack at around 2.25am on Friday.

Councillor Kearney said the attack had put lives at risk.

“I condemn this petrol bomb attack in the quiet, rural townland of Culbane putting four lives and community life at risk,” he said.

“There is no place for this type of reckless activity in society

“I am appealing to anyone who knows anything about the attack to contact police.”