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Suspicious object found during search following Omagh incident

A suspicious object has been discovered close to where an off-duty police officer fired shots during an incident in Omagh on Friday night.

The shooting happened on the Kevlin Road.

No-one was injured and the police ombudsman has been informed.

Police conducting a follow-up investigation discovered the suspicious object and a number of homes have been evacuated.

BBC Newsline's Ciara Riddell reports.

  • 26 Jan 2013