A blast bomb has been thrown in Londonderry, police have said.
Blast bomb devices were thrown in Londonderry
It exploded near a pub on the Abercorn Road in the city, close to the Fountain estate. Minor damage was caused to a house in nearby Upper Bennett Street.
A second device was examined by Army bomb experts and later declared a hoax. No-one was injured.
Police said there was nothing to suggest the pub was the intended target. Detectives believe the devices were thrown from the Fountain estate.
A police spokeswoman said the circumstances behind the attack were still under investigation.
During the security operation police closed off the area from Carlisle Square to Bishops Street, and a number of homes were evacuated.