Stewart Dickson MLA said: “I am sickened and outraged by those responsible for this attempted bomb attack. There can be no place in our society for such disgusting actions.
“I would like to commend the bravery and courage demonstrated by this bus driver who ensured that all the passengers got off the bus safely. The heroic actions of this bus driver stand in stark contrast to the callous and cruel actions of those responsible for this bomb.
“I would urge anybody with any information about this attempted bomb attack to contact the police.”