29/06/2015

Man Released Following Bomb Discovery In West Belfast

A man arrested in connection after a bomb was found by police in west Belfast has been released.

The device was discovered during a planned search of a house in Lenadoon Avenue on Friday night.
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Residents had to be evacuated from their homes nearby as army bomb officers made the device safe.

The man has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

(CD)

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