Northern Ireland

Carmel Street arson: Three arrested over car fire in south Belfast

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Image caption The three men have been released on bail pending further inquiries

Police have arrested three men in connection with an arson attack on a car in south Belfast.

The car was set on fire at about 04:30 BST in the Carmel Street area. It was extensively damaged in the incident.

Damage was also caused to a number of cars parked in nearby streets.

Two men aged 17 and a 25-year-old were arrested on suspicion of arson, attempted taking and driving away, theft and criminal damage.

All three have been released on bail pending further inquiries.