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Antrim alert declared hoax after controlled explosion

Army bomb experts have carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object in Antrim.

Police have described the incident in the Bush Manor area as a hoax and people have been allowed to return to their homes.

Meanwhile the M1 has reopened after being closed in both directions near Lurgan following the discovery of a suspicious object.

On Friday a 500lb bomb was found in a van near Newry.

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