14/10/2005

Controlled explosion carried out on suspect device

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a suspect device in Co Armagh on Friday.

Army bomb disposal experts were called to the scene of the suspicious device which was discovered shortly before 5am on Friday following a telephone warning.

The area was immediately cordoned off and families were moved from their homes while further examinations were carried out. The area was later declared safe.

Elsewhere overnight, police in Enniskillen have recovered over £7,000 worth of class ‘A’ and class ‘C’ drugs in the town.

One man and two women have been arrested and are currently helping police with their enquiries following the planned police operation which took place on Thursday.

(MB/SP)

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