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'Viable device' found during Co Antrim alert

A viable device has been found during a security alert in Co Antrim.

Army bomb experts carried out a controlled explosion on the device following the alert in the Cherrylands area of Newtownabbey on Monday morning.

A number of homes were evacuated for a time.

The Monkstown Road and Monkstown Avenue were closed at their junctions with the Doagh Road for a time but have since reopened.

 

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