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Reports of device spark Fermanagh security alert - residents urged 'be vigilant'

Police have urged residents in Co Fermanagh to be vigilant after reports of a device left in Newtownbutler.

A security alert is underway in the Wattlebridge Road area.

Superintendent Jane Humphries said: “The alert follows a report that some type of device has been left in the vicinity.

"Police are currently investigating this report, working to establish an exact location of any such device.

"No roads are closed at this time."

She added: "I am appealing to members of the public living in or travelling through the area to be vigilant and not to touch any suspicious objects.

"The safety of the community is of paramount importance,  and we are appealing to anyone who notices any suspicious objects not to touch them but to contact police immediately by calling 999.”

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