Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found after Dungiven security alert

PSNI

The PSNI have found a "viable" pipe bomb in Dungiven, County Londonderry.

The device was discovered on Foreglen Road on Wednesday morning following a telephone call to a local hospital.

The road has reopened after a security alert in the area. The device was taken away for forensic examination.

Det Insp Bob Blemmings said: "We appreciate that the alert caused traffic disruption and are grateful for the patience and support shown by the community and commuters."