Police Say Dissident Republicans Behind Murder Plot In Armagh

David Layde
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Police in the North say dissident republicans are behind a suspected plot to murder officers in Craigavon.

A large bang was heard in the Tullgalley Road area late last night.

Shortly afterwards – it’s claimed a device had been fired at a police patrol, but missed its target.

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Police say they don’t know if that’s the case, or if it was planted there to target officers responding to those reports.

A viable device was found – and is still being examined by police and army bomb experts.

Local councillor Thomas Larkham said that its been terrifying for residents that were forced to evacuate.