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Sinn Féin MP’s home targeted in hoax bomb alert

4 March, 2013

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew said she will not be intimated from representing the people of Fermanagh & South Tyrone following a hoax bomb alert at her home.

A caller to the Sinn Féin office in Dungannon this morning claimed that there was a bomb at her home and that they hoped when it went off Michelle was in the house.

The PSNI were contacted and after a search of the MP’s home it was declared a hoax. The mother of three said it was worrying that people would even consider targeting her family.

The Fermanagh & South Tyrone MP said:

“Targeting my home, in which I have three small children, is a despicable thing to do. Thankfully nothing was found.

“Threats like this will only make me more determined to continue to represent the people of Fermanagh & South Tyrone and push ahead with my work within Sinn Féin.   

“I and the rest of my colleagues in Sinn Féin will not be intimidated from our work by threats of this sort. While it is worrying that someone would

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