Viable Pipe Bomb Device Found In Newtownabbey

A viable pipe bomb device has been found under a bridge following a security alert in Newtownabbey.

The device was discovered at Whitehouse Park at approximately 8.50pm on Saturday.

A number of homes were evacuated while the device was examined.

All residents returned to their homes at around 1pm on Sunday.

Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.


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