Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 25 October 2014

Pipe bomb alert forces evacuation

A pipe bomb similar to this one has been found near Kilkeel

A viable pipe bomb has been found near Kilkeel.

A number of homes were evacuated during the security alert in the Ballykeel area of Ballymartin.

Army technical officers attended the scene and made the device safe.

It has been taken away for further examination.

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

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