30/04/2018

Three Arrested After Viable Bomb Found In Strabane

Three men have been arrested after a viable bomb was found during a security alert in Strabane.

The discovery was made at a property in the Drumrallagh estate on Sunday, 29 April.

Around 10 homes had to be evacuated during the alert which was being carried out as part of a police investigation into violent dissident republican activity.
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Army technical experts made the device safe and it has been taken away for further examination.

The men are being questioned under the Terrorism Act.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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