Fire at Armagh pub believed to have been deliberate

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A fire at a bar in Armagh is believed to have been started deliberately.

The alarm was raised of smoke coming from he Northern Bar on Railway Street around 8am this morning.

It's understood the bar was ransacked and set alight during the early hours of the morning.

An Audi A6 was also found on fire nearby in Mullacreevie Park, shortly before 5am this morning.

Police are trying to establish if the two incidents are linked.

Inspector Gary Moore said, "Our enquiries are at an early stage and I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the Railway Street area, or at Mullacreevie Park, to contact officers in Armagh on 101 quoting reference number 182 04/03/19.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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