Man is accused of attempting to cause gas explosion on July 12

Man is accused of attempting to cause gas explosion on July 12

A MAN accused of attempting to cause a gas explosion on July 12 this year has had the matter further adjourned to mid-September.

Daniel O'Boyle (33), with an address listed as Drumtara in Ballymena, is accused of attempting 'to cause a gas explosion, following tampering with mains gas supply' which was likely to endanger life or damage property.

He is also charged with causing criminal damage to gas piping belonging to Firmus Energy and assaulting a police officer.

Full details have yet to be outlined at Ballymena Magistrates Court (main picture).