Two due in court following discovery of 'blast bomb' in Armagh

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Two people are due in court in Newry later charged in connection with the discovery of viable 'blast bomb' in County Armagh.

The device was found during a security alert in the Woodview Park area of Tandragee on Saturday.

The suspects, a 21 year old man and a 20 year old woman, are both charged with explosives offences.

A PSNI statement said:

"A 20-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man have been charged to appear before Newry Magistrates' Court ". 

"The man has been charged with making explosives under suspicious circumstances, and possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances. "

"The woman has been charged with offences including possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances. "

"As is normal procedure, the charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service. "

"The charges are in relation to a security alert in Woodview Park in Tandragee on Saturday 30th November where a viable blast bomb type device was discovered. "

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