Viable explosive device found in Lurgan



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Police searching a house in Lurgan have discovered a viable explosive device.

Officers investigating serious crime were carrying out a planned raid on the property in Crozier Park when they found the item.

A security alert was triggered and a number of nearby homes were evacuated.

Army technical officers were called to the scene and the device has been taken away for further examination.

Evacuated residents have been told they can return home.

Police said the search operation of the property would continue.

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