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Suspicious object in Co Armagh an elaborate hoax

A security alert in Co Armagh has been declared an elaborate hoax.

The suspicious object was found in the Lisleitrim Road area of Cullyhanna on Wednesday afternoon.

Army bomb experts were called to the scene

The Lisleitrim, Sheetrim and Lake Roads were all been closed to traffic and residents of three nearby houses were evacuated.

All roads have now re-opened and the residents allowed to return home.

The object has been taken away for further forensic examination.

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