Northern Ireland

Two arrested over gun attack on police in Foxes Glen

Police officer at Foxes Glen alert
Image caption Up to six shots were fired as three officers got out of their vehicle in Foxes Glen in May

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of three police officers on the outskirts of west Belfast earlier this year have arrested two men.

Up to six shots were fired as the officers got out of their car at Foxes Glen in Twinbrook on 16 May.

They were responding to bogus reports of a burglary in the area. No-one was injured but a parked car was hit by the gunfire

The two men, aged 20 and 21, were detained in Lisburn on Friday morning.

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