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Residents report cemetery in Armagh closed after ‘suspicious device’ found

Residents have been unable to access cemetery this evening

There are unconfirmed reports of an ongoing security alert in an Armagh cemetery.

Several local residents have contacted Armagh I to say that they have been unable to enter the cemetery at St Patrick’s Cathedral.

One man said he had been turned away at the gates when he went to visit a grave this evening.

Another said she had been informed by the PSNI earlier that a suspicious device had been found.

We have been unable to confirm this with the PSNI at this time.

Earlier, there had been reports that some residents were evacuated in the Desart area of the city.

There was a police presence this afternoon due to an Easter parade.

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