Northern Ireland

Bomb found at Ballyheather Road outside Strabane

The alert is on the Ballyheather Road outside Strabane
Image caption The alert is on the Ballyheather Road outside Strabane

A bomb has been found during a security alert on the outskirts of Strabane, County Tyrone.

It was discovered by a man walking at Ballyheather Road at about 20:00 BST on Tuesday.

Police said it "could have caused death or serious injury to anyone close by if it had exploded".

They believe it had been in the area for some time but have not yet established a motive or target.

The alert is now over and all roads have been reopened.

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