Viable Incendiary Device Found On Police Station Grounds

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a viable incendiary device discovered on the grounds of Ballycastle Police Station, Co Antrim.

A second device found has been declared a hoax.

They were discovered on the Ramoan Road on Thursday morning.
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A number of businesses were forced to close during the alert, however they have now reopened.


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