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Dublin: 24 °C Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Two viable pipe bombs discovered in Belfast

The two devices were discovered on the Belfast Road yesterday evening.

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TWO VIABLE PIPE bomb type devices were discovered by a police patrol in a lay by in the area on the Belfast Road, Nutts Corner.

The discovery was made at approximately 6pm yesterday evening. The two devices were later made safe by Army technical officers.


Both devices have been taken away for further forensic examination and all roads have been re-opened.

Police in Northern Ireland are asking anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any information to contact them on 0845 600 8000.

Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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