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Viable device found in Co Antrim housing estate

The device was found in Mallusk Gardens. Residents have now been allowed to return to their homes.

Mallusk Gardens in Co Antrim (file photo)
Mallusk Gardens in Co Antrim (file photo)
Image: Google StreetView

ARMY TECHNICAL OFFICERS have declared the suspicious object that was found in Mallusk Gardens in Co Antrim to be a viable device.

A security alert was issued in the area when the object was being examined. This has now ended and residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

Police would ask anyone who may have any information about this incident to contact them at Antrim Police Station on 0044 845 600 8000.

Alternatively, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0044 800 555 111.

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