Saturday 22 July 2017

Homes evacuated, security alert underway following reports of explosion

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A security alert is underway following reports of an explosion in the Cathedral Road area of Armagh on Sunday morning.

The PSNI is currently in attendance at a security alert on the Cathedral Road, Armagh, following the reports of an explosion that is thought to have occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Lower English Street, Upper English Street and part of Cathedral Road, between Edward Street and the Shambles roundabout, have been closed to traffic.

A number of houses in these areas have been evacuated.

A spokesman for the PSNI said there are no further details at this time.

Belfast Telegraph

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