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Homes evacuated in Lurgan as police examine suspicious object

Homes have been evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious object in Lurgan.

Cornakinnegar Road has been closed between its junctions with North Circular Road and Tarry Lane while police examine a suspicious object.

There are no further details at present.

Last night in Armagh two pipe bombs exploded outside a house in the Windmill Avenue area of the city.

Three adults who were inside at the time were unhurt.

Inspector Ryan Moore said: “We are working to establish a motive for this attack and I am appealing for information. Police can be contacted on 101, quoting reference 1420 16/04/19.”

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