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PSNI appeal for information after viable bomb found near Belfast school

Officers would like to hear from anyone who travelled along the Ballymagarry Road anytime between Wednesday, November 7 and Saturday, November 10.

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PSNI DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING a viable explosive device discovered near a primary school in North Belfast are reiterating their appeal for information.

The viable bomb was discovered on Ballymagarry Lane off the Ballygomartin Road, near Springhill Primary School.

Officers are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who may have travelled along the Ballymagarry Road anytime between Wednesday, November 7 and Saturday, November 10 and who may recall seeing anything suspicious or unusual lying on the road.

Detectives are also appealing for anyone to come forward who may have observed any unknown vehicles or persons acting suspiciously on the Ballymagarry Road or any of the housing developments in this area since last Wednesday, November 7.

Officers can be contacted on 0044 845 600 8000 or alternatively members of the public who don’t want to give their details can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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