Hijacked bus is set ablaze in Belfast after warnings Loyalists were planning night of carnage

Mail Online | 7/11/2018 | Joe Middleton For Mailonline
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A number of masked men, including one carrying a suspected firearm have hijacked a bus in Northern Ireland, police have said.

The police service for Northern Ireland tweeted: 'Police are currently in attendance after a bus was set on fire in the Westwinds estate this evening.

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'At around 7.30pm it was reported that a number of masked men, one carrying a suspected firearm, hijacked the bus in Blenheim Drive before setting it on fire.'

It comes amid warnings from police that the UVF had threatened to orchestrate 'serious disorder' in east Belfast on Wednesday night.

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PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd said he had received information that indicated that the terror organisation intended to 'orchestrate and participate in serious disorder' in east Belfast on Wednesday evening.

Police are also asking motorists to avoid Messines...
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