Viable pipe bomb found in Lurgan alert

Published Wednesday, 26 December 2012
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The suspect object at the centre of a security alert in Lurgan, Co Armagh on Wednesday has been declared a viable pipe bomb device by army bomb experts.

Viable pipe bomb found in Lurgan alert
Police are attending the alert. (© UTV)

A number of homes were evacuated in the Toberhewny Hall area of the town in the afternoon while the device was made safe.

The alert is now over and residents have been allowed to return to their properties.

The bomb has been taken away for further forensic examination.

The area has re-opened to traffic.

There are no further details.

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