#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 28 October 2020
Advertisement

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station

A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined.

PastedImage-73676 Church View, Strabane Source: Google Street View

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have ordered a number of residents to evacuate from their homes after a “suspicious object” was discovered in Strabane town centre. 

The device was discovered in the Church View area this morning.

“A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined,” police said, adding that a security alert is ongoing. 

Tweet by @PSNI DC&S District Source: PSNI DC&S District/Twitter

Condemning the “reckless thugs” for the incident, SDLP MLA for West Tyrone Daniel Crossan said the device was “found behind the police station”. 

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

“It’s an absolute disgrace that our community is being tortured in this way and put in danger by reckless thugs on an early Saturday morning,” Crossan said.

Alliance Party Councillor for Omagh Stephen Donnelly tweeted calling for those behind this suspect device attack to “get off the backs of the community”. 

Tweet by @Cllr Stephen Donnelly Source: Cllr Stephen Donnelly/Twitter

About the author:

Adam Daly

Read next:

COMMENTS (9)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel