A viable pipe bomb type device was behind a security alert in Cookstown.
The operation – at Millburn Close – concluded after tea-time tonight (Friday).
Police and Ammunition Technical Officers attended the scene following the discovery of a suspicious object shortly after midday.
After examination, this was found to be a viable pipe bomb type device.
Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: “Cordons have now been lifted and residents who were evacuated from their homes have been able to return.
“Enquiries are continuing and we would like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding during this time.
“Anyone with any information about the incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 858 28/10/22, or to submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/