Northern Ireland

Crossmaglen: Six police officers injured in ramming incidents

PSNI
Image caption Two police vehicles were rammed in separate incidents on Sunday morning in Crossmaglen

Six police officers have been injured in two separate "ramming attacks" in south Armagh at the weekend.

At 03:30 GMT in Crossmaglen on Sunday, a police vehicle was rammed by a van and two officers were hurt.

At 05:00 GMT, police officers in two other vehicles who had been called to investigate the first incident, were rammed by a car at Dundalk Road.

Four officers were injured in that attack.

PSNI Sergeant Sam Hoey said: "We now have six officers, who were out working to keep the people of south Armagh safe, off work with their injuries and three police vehicles off the road."

Police have appealed for information.