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Residents evacuated following discovery of suspicious device in Lurgan

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Residents have been evacuated from their homes following the discovery of a suspicious device in Lurgan.

The operation is centred on the Tarry Drive area of the town this morning (Sunday).

Police are at the scene and the area has been cordoned off.

A PSNI spokesperson commented: “A number of residents have had to leave their homes while our officers work to make the area safe.

“There may be some traffic congestion in the general Kilwilke area, so motorists should use an alternative route, if possible.”

There are no further details at this time, however, we will keep you updated as and when more information becomes available.

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