Q Radio News
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.
Breaking: Two bombs in Craigavon. Police say “consequences could have been devastating.” PSNI Statement just in: pic.twitter.com/H2OlA5juyO— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 10, 2020
PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has branded the bombers reckless and said the devices were designed to cause serious harm:
PSNI chief Simon Byrne hits out at County Armagh bombers: https://t.co/4aJ4vvAiVq— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 10, 2020
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."
🎥 MLA, ex-army captain @BeattieDoug condemnation after two bombs found in his constituency. Says terrorists endangered lives of men, women and children in the heart of Craigavon and it could have been "absolute carnage" but for police and military:— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) May 10, 2020
Further reaction on air am pic.twitter.com/iEXVydLfDY