Three arrested over car bomb find in Derry
Published 27/09/2011 | 07:35
THREE men were being questioned by police in Northern Ireland today after a bomb was discovered in a car.
Officers in Derry said a "viable device" was found in a vehicle in Buncrana Road yesterday afternoon.
A security alert was issued and explosive experts removed the device.
Three men, aged 46, 49 and 54, have been arrested over alleged dissident republican activity, a police spokeswoman said.
"Police in Derry can confirm that a suspicious object found in a car in Buncrana road is a viable device," the spokeswoman said.
"The device has been recovered and will be taken away for further examination."