13/02/2019

Newry Road Reopens Following Security Alert

A road in Newry has reopened after a "crude device" sparked a security alert.

The device was found on the Commons School Road yesterday morning, 12 February.

A few nearby roads were closed following the alert.
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They have since reopened to the public.

Commons School Road remains closed for pre-planned resurfacing.

(CM/MH)

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