Security ends after 'viable device taken away for examination

A security alert which started last night in the Ballymoyer Road area of Whitecross in south Armagh has ended.

By Gemma Murray
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 7:52 am

Police and Ammunition Technical Officers attended the scene following the discovery of a suspicious object - which has now been declared as a viable device.

It has been taken away for further examination.

The road has now reopened.

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Army Technical Officers at the scene of a viable device

Police are appealing to anyone with information, or who witnessed anything suspicious, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1701 of 23/05/22.

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