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Gerry Adams house attacked with “explosive device” | Policy

Explosive devices were launched at Republican figures in Northern Ireland, including former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams on Friday night, the party said.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed Friday that he had two incidents at two addresses in West Belfast, but the police refused to give further details.

The Adams House attack – and that of Bobby Storey, who was the party's northern chairman – were convicted as "reprehensible and cowardly" by Gerry Kelly, spokesman for the Sinn Féin in matters of police and justice

"I would like to call for calm. These attacks are the desperate acts of increasingly desperate and irrelevant groups, "he said in a statement released Friday night.

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Everything is fine here, no one was hurt, thank you all the texts and phone calls Thank you to all the big neighbors, the Neighborhood Watch & Sinn Féin representatives who were here very quickly

July 14, 2018

The attacks took place on the same day that PSNI leader George Hamilton condemned the violence in Derry on Thursday evening, during which he stated that more than 70 Molotov cocktails and two improvised explosive devices had been launched on police officers

"This was the sixth consecutive night of reckless violence, violence orchestrated by dissidents. Republicans, with the New IRA being the main group responsible. "

Police said that it was" nothing short of a miracle "that no one was injured or killed until here.

Hamilton has Added this deadly armament, law enforcement agencies have treated Derry 's attacks as "attempts to kill police officers, ordinary men and women who are simply doing their job in trying to protect the community.

He added, "It is encouraging to see political and religious leaders come out to condemn violence, and the people of this great city must use all possible influence to put an end to this reckless disorder." I urge all members of the community and all political parties to use their influence to stop the disease immediately before anyone is killed.

Nothing said Friday evening that perpetrated the Belfast bombings and nothing indicated that they supported related to Derry's violence.