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Viable device discovered during Co Armagh security alert

Police said the device was taken away for further examination

A VIABLE device was discovered during a security alert in Co Armagh.

Police said it was found in the Ballymoyer Road area of Whitecross on Monday night.

A PSNI spokesman said police and ammunition technical officers attended the scene after a suspicious object was found. It was later declared as a viable device and taken away for further examination.

The road reopened shortly after midnight.

Police appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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