Bomb found in Co Antrim hedge

Bomb found in Co Antrim hedge

A bomb has been found hidden in a hedgerow close to Ballymena in Co Antrim.

The viable device was discovered inside a plastic bag in a laneway off the Tildarg Road in the Kells area at 1pm on Thursday.

Four houses were evacuated while army bomb experts examined the device and made it safe.

The bomb, which police said was small, has been taken away for forensic examination.


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