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Orange hall targeted by arsonists
Attacked hall
The hall was targeted by arsonists
An Orange Hall has been damaged in an arson attack in north Belfast.

Police said the back door of the hall at Whitewell Road, Greencastle, had been forced open and petrol had been poured in and set alight.

The fire was discovered at about 2145 BST on Sunday. Smoke and scorch damage was caused to the door and an area inside the building.

A motive for the attack is under investigation. A number of items have been removed for forensic examination.

Orange Order County Master Dawson Bailie condemned the attack.

"Such attempts to intimidate the institution through threats and violence have failed for 35 years and will continue to fail," he said.

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