Northern Ireland

Bomb found wrapped in plastic bag in Kells, County Antrim

A small bomb has been found wrapped in a plastic bag in a laneway in Kells, County Antrim.

The device was discovered in a hedgerow in a lane off the Tildarg Road on Thursday afternoon.

Four houses were evacuated while Army bomb experts examined and made the bomb safe. It was then taken away for forensic examination.

Police have asked anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact CID in Antrim on 0845 600 8000.