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Viable explosive device found in Londonderry

Security forces in Northern Ireland have carried out a controlled explosion on a viable device in Londonderry.

The device, which was discovered in the Cornshell Fields area of the city,  was taken away for further examination.

A number of homes were evacuated and residents have now returned to their properties.

Detective Constable Kavanagh appealed to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area in the early hours of Thursday, June 22, to contact police on 101, quoting reference 1311 22/06/17.

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