Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found near Kells in County Antrim

A pipe bomb has been discovered near the village of Kells in County Antrim.

It was found on Tildarg Road shortly before 21:00 BST on Wednesday. It was the second device to be discovered on the same road in a week.

Meanwhile, a separate overnight security alert in Ballyclare, County Antrim, has been declared a hoax.

Five homes were evacuated while the Army examined a suspicious object found on Millbank Road. The residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

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