independent

Friday 18 April 2014

Pipe bomb found near police station

Police are investigating after the explosive was found in Hope Street, Larne

A pipe bomb has been discovered close to a police station in Co Antrim.

The explosive was found in Hope Street, Larne, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

A spokesman added: "Army technical officers have examined a suspicious object discovered in the area and have declared it to be a viable pipe bomb-type device, which has been taken away for further examination."

The security alert in the Hope Street area of Larne is now over.

Press Association

Also in this Section

Classifieds

CarsIreland

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet, chat and connect with
singles in your area

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet Singles Now

Findajob

Apps

Now available on

Top Stories

Most Read

Independent Gallery

Your photos

Send us your weather photos promo

Celebrity News