Belfast Telegraph

Friday 1 August 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.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz