UPDATE: Eleven men appear in court over Dungannon arson attack


ELEVEN men have appeared in court charged with arson with intent to endanger life following a fire at a house in Dungannon on Friday night.

The men who are originally from Poland, also face two counts of aggravated burglary relating to the same incident at a property in Springdale in the town on Septmeber 27.

They are accused of going into the house armed with baseball bats, setting fire to it and endangering five men.

The men were brought to Omagh Magistrates Court in a convoy of police vehicles on Tuesday.

Nine of the men have been remanded in custody. A bail application on behalf of two of the accused has been adjourned.

A 12th man who was arrested has been released pending a report to the PPS.