Suspicious object in Cookstown bomb alert "remnant from First World War"

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A security alert in Cookstown has ended.

Police say a suspicious object examined by the army bomb squad at Beechway on Sunday afternoon was "nothing untoward."

Inspector Michael Patton added: “It is believed the object may be a remnant from the First World War.

“Residents have now returned to their homes, and I am keen to thank those who were inconvenienced for their patience and understanding.”

 

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