Tuesday 16 January 2018

Pipe bomb discovered in Co Armagh

A viable pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Co Armagh
A viable pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Co Armagh

A viable pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Co Armagh.

The explosive device discovered in the Toberhewny Hall area of Lurgan was made safe by Army Technical Officers.

A number of residents were evacuated and roads closed during the alert.

People have been allowed to return to the area and the roads have been re-opened.

The device has been removed for forensic examination.

Press Association

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