Long condemns those behind explosive device in Lurgan

Date published: 05 February 2020

Justice Minister, Naomi Long has commented on the security incident in Lurgan.

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The PSNI has confirmed the discovery of an explosive device, which has been made safe.

Naomi Long said: "Those responsible for leaving this explosive device in the Silverwood Industrial Estate have no regard for human life and are motivated by a need to create fear and disruption in our community.

“Thankfully, due to the professionalism and expertise of security personnel, a potentially serious incident has been averted. I commend all involved for their vigilance."

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