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Five men released in connection with Lurgan bomb

All five men arrested by PSNI Serious Crime Branch investigating the attempted murder of police officers in Lurgan last weekend after a bomb exploded in the Victoria Street area have been released unconditionally.

Three men aged 31, 36 and 46 were arrested on Thursday. Another two men, aged 28 and 46, were arrested yesterday morning (Friday).

The three were released  last night and the remaining two, arrested on Friday, were released this afternoon (Saturday).

A number of properties had been searched and several items removed for forensic examination during the course of the operation.

All five were questioned at Antrim police station before their release.

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