28 October 2005

Bomb on road is defused by Army


Army experts defused bomb found on road

A bomb has been made safe by Army experts near Armagh city.

The "small viable device" was found near the Baltarran Road on Friday afternoon.

The police carried out searches on Thursday and Friday following two telephone bomb warnings received on Thursday.

The device was in a metal box placed on the ground and police said it was capable of causing injury if it had been handled.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Baltarran Road area - a minor road off the main Killylea Road - in recent days.

They can be contacted on 028 37 523311.

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