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Pipe bombs endangered New Lodge residents and workmen – Magee

22 August, 2018 - by JJ Magee

Sinn Féin councillor JJ Magee has said he is relieved no one has been hurt after two pipe bombs were found by workmen in the New Lodge area of North Belfast today.

Cllr Magee said:

“Two pipe bombs were found in the New Lodge area this morning by men working in the area. 

“I’m relieved that no one has been hurt and these lethal weapons have now being taken off the streets.  

“The discovery of these devices has caused serious disruption in the area which has now been sealed off by police with residents and workers evacuated.

 “These devices could have endangered residents in the area or the workmen who discovered them.

 "I would appeal to anyone with information to contact the police.” 

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