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Two pipe bombs explode outside house in Armagh

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Two pipe bombs exploded outside a house in Armagh last night (Tuesday), police have confirmed.

An investigation has been launched following the incident outside the property in the Windmill Avenue area of the city.

It is understood some damage was caused to the door around 11.30pm.

Three adults who were inside at the time were unhurt.

Inspector Ryan Moore said: “We are working to establish a motive for this attack and I am appealing for information. Police can be contacted on 101, quoting reference 1420 16/04/19.”

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan condemned the attack.

“These devices put residents’ lives at risk,” he said. “I’m relieved that no one has been hurt.

“I would appeal to anyone with information to contact the police.”

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