Northern Ireland: Police confirm loud bang in Lurgan was pipe bomb after device remnants discovered

At around 9.25pm, it was reported that a loud bang was heard in the area, and the bathroom window of a property had been smashed.

Inspector Conway said: “Following a number of proactive searches carried out last night and today (Monday), what is believed to be a detonated pipe bomb was located.

“A number of homes in the area were evacuated this morning as police and ammunition technical officers conducted searches. The device was taken away for further examination, and local residents were permitted to return to their homes.”

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Source: Armaghi