Home of elderly woman targeted in Belfast bomb attack

A property in the New Lodge area of Belfast was the target of an overnight attack in Belfast

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The home of an elderly woman was the target of an overnight bomb attack in Belfast on Friday.

The device was thrown at the Sheridan Street property causing damage to a window frame, but no one inside the building was injured.

It is understood that the woman has been left badly shaken by the incident, and that homes in the area have been evacuated while the remnants of the device are made safe.