Northern Ireland

Ballymena: Petrol bomb thrown at house

Petrol bombed house in Ballymena Image copyright PAcemaker
Image caption The petrol bomb attack on a house in Ballymena was carried out shortly before midnight on Thursday

A petrol bomb has been thrown into the living room of a house in Ballymena, County Antrim.

A window was smashed during the incident in the Edward Street area, which happened shortly before midnight on Thursday.

Smoke damage was caused to the curtains, but the occupants of the house managed to put out the fire.

A bedroom window was also smashed during the attack, and a petrol bomb was found outside. No-one was injured.

Police have appealed for information about the attack.