Two bombs planted in Craigavon "could have resulted in absolute carnage"

Chief Constable Simon Byrne.

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Two bombs have been found during a security alert in Craigavon in County Armagh.

People were moved from their homes in the Pinebank area during the operation yesterday. 

Police say the viable devices were dealt with by the army and have been removed for further examination. 

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has branded the bombers reckless and said the devices were designed to cause serious harm:


MP for Upper Bann Carla Lockhart is praising police and the public for helping to save lives...

Local MLA and Policing Board member Dolores Kelly says it's an evil act at the time of an international emergency....

Assembly member Doug Beattie has told Q Radio the attempted bombing involved a team of terrorists and could have caused "absolute carnage."









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