EXPLOSIVES FOUND DURING SEARCH OPERATIONS

Police investigate link between explosives find and an assault in Co Armagh

Police investigate link between explosives find and an assault in Co Armagh

DETECTIVES have recovered what they have described as “viable explosive devices” at two house during a number of searches.

Police received a report of a suspect object at a property in Abercorn Park, Portadown shortly before 5 pm on Friday.

At 5.30 pm, a second report was received about another suspect object, this time at a house in Laurel Heights in Tandragee.

Army Technical Officers were tasked to both properties and the two devices were made safe.

A police spokesperson said that no terrorist involvement is suspected at this stage.

Detectives are investigating a link to an assault which happened in the village of Laurelvale in June.

 

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