Police confirm suspicious object found in Strabane was viable

first_img By admin – April 15, 2015 Google+ Google+ WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Homepage BannerNews Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Twitter Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry center_img Twitter Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleETB Chief confirmed that Colaiste Chineal Eoghan will close on a phased basisNext articleDerry draw Hoops in Cup Quarter Finals admin 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Police confirm suspicious object found in Strabane was viable A suspicious object at the centre of a security alert in Strabane, Co Tyrone, was a viable explosive device.It’s understood the item was discovered by a man walking with his two daughters in the Ballyheather Road yesterday evening.Police and the Army bomb squad attended the scene and the road was closed overnight.The security operation continued this morning but has now ended, after the device was declared to be “viable”.Police have said the device could have caused death or serious injury to anyone close by if it had exploded.And they have confirmed that the alarm was raised after a man walking in the area with his two daughters spotted the device and reported it.It is believed it may have lay there for some time.Anyone with more information about the device is asked to contact detectives in Strabane on the non-emergency number 101.Police are following all lines of enquiry.last_img

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