(/Northern Ireland) Arson Attack on a Church in North Belfast

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: July 20, 2014

The Catholic church in Newtownabbey has been a target of several hate crimes already. On July 20th, it was an arson attack. The wooden doors of the church were damaged by flammable liquid.

The damage on the St Mary's Star of the Sea Church was discovered on Sunday the 20th July at 01:30 a.m. The police has been investigating this attack as a sectarian hate crime. Sources: