CCTV captured Cronin, 31, smashing a window and Harrington, 30, throwing an improvised grenade
into a downstairs bathroom, which detonated seconds later causing tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage.
Cronin then smashed a downstairs bathroom window and Harrington tossed an improvised grenade
Recovered during the encounter were an anti-personnel mine, a 50-meter detonating cord, an improvised grenade
launcher, two rifle grenades, two solar panels, two Cignus batteries, some medical paraphernalia, bag packs, and a sack of rice.
Seized from the suspects were two caliber .38 handguns, an improvised grenade
launcher loaded with .40 millimeter ammo, 16 sachets of suspected shabu, 11 pieces cartridges, three live ammo, three spent bullets and the P500 bill marked money.
CRIMINAL elements are being blamed for an improvised grenade
attack on two men yesterday.
"It was an improvised grenade
. Our personnel on the ground decided to detonate it," he added.
He is also charged with having an AKM assault rifle, a Beretta pistol, a mechanism for an improvised grenade
launcher and 46 bullets with intent to endanger life and a count of possessing a telescopic sight and a balaclava for a terrorist purpose.
Yesterday's attack saw two devices - which North Belfast police commander Andy Freeburn said were "large" and "improvised grenade
" type bombs - hurled at officers as they answered a 999 call at around 2.45am.
When we say pipe bomb we are talking about an improvised grenade
. This would have had the potential to, if not kill, seriously injure officers if they had been any closer to them."
He added: "This was a military grenade, this was not an improvised grenade
. These are designed for warfare, these are designed as anti-personnel weapons to kill people.
Army experts worked in temperatures as low as -6C to make safe the improvised grenade
Bomb disposal experts from the Republic's Defence Forces worked overnight in freezing conditions to make the improvised grenade