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Object that prompted security alert had been left following service

Police have repeated its clarification over the nature of the object that prompted a security alert in the Corbrackey Road area of Portadown yesterday (Friday).

Superintendent Simon Walls said the object was discovered under a car belonging to a female soldier was “categorically not an explosive device of any description”.

He said: “Once examined, it was determined that the object was in fact an innocuous item that had been accidentally left attached to the underside of the vehicle following a recent service.”

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