Viable pipe bomb in Lisburn alert

Published Friday, 09 August 2013
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A viable pipe bomb has been found at the centre of a security alert in Lisburn.

Viable pipe bomb in Lisburn alert
Police officers at the scene. (© Pacemaker)

Homes were evacuated in Lady Wallace Crescent on Friday morning.

Army bomb squad officers were tasked to the scene.

The security alert has now ended and it has been revealed the device was viable.

Roads in the area have been reopened to traffic.

© UTV News
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6 Comments
christine in Belfast wrote (251 days ago):
CJM in Lisbrun I totally agree.
Jen in Lisburn wrote (251 days ago):
Surely this report is false, as we are living in peace (if you turn a blind eye to the rioting, kneecappings and bombs)
stu in lisburn wrote (251 days ago):
I find it an absolute disgrace that this viable bomb has not had any more time on the news than a new hotel being built in Newry. These people and us of the greater Lisburn area deserve to know what is going on you really must look at your priorities when planning your news programme I am shocked and totally disheartened by this!
CJM in Lisburn wrote (251 days ago):
Young Niamh has summed this up beautifully. Shame on those of you who continue this madness. Niamh well done in praising the work of the police officers who have to deal with this mess, I hope you are home and feeling safe.
Thaxton mill in Thaxton mill wrote (251 days ago):
Don understand why anyone should be targeted. Violence is not the answer!
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