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#Security Alert

# security-alert - Friday 22 March, 2013

Road closed in Belfast security alert

The army bomb squad have been tasked to the scene.

# security-alert - Monday 11 March, 2013

Updated: Roads closed and trains disrupted in two Belfast security alerts

The alert at Finaghy Road North has been declared as an “elaborate hoax”, the other at Ligoniel Road is ongoing.

# security-alert - Thursday 28 February, 2013

PSNI believe explosion in Antrim linked to dissident terrorist activity

Meanwhile, detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch are currently attending to another security alert in the same area.

# security-alert - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Viable 'pipe bomb' found in Belfast

The object has been taken away for further tests.

# security-alert - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Police attending security alert in Derry city

A bomb disposal unit has been dispatched to Drumleck Drive in the north of the city after a suspicious device was found.

# security-alert - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Homes evacuated after security alert in Lurgan

Police in Northern Ireland say they are currently attending the security alert in the Toberhewny Hall area of Lurgan in Co Armagh.

# security-alert - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pipe bomb found outside Belfast house

The PSNI said the viable pipe bomb was found in the garden of the house at Northwick Drive.

# security-alert - Monday 19 November, 2012

Army bomb disposal teams called to three incidents today

Improvised explosive devices were found in Bray, Co Wicklow and in Athy, Co Kildare.

# security-alert - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Security alert in Derry after discovery of suspicious device

Police have sealed off part of a road in the city following the discovery of a suspicious device.

# security-alert - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today

Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.

RESIDENTS IN Moyard Parade, Ballymurphy, Belfast have been advised to evacuate their homes amid a security alert in the area, according to the PSNI. A suspicious object has been discovered there and an ammunition technical officer has been dispatched to the scene. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

# security-alert - Friday 3 August, 2012

Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated

Evacuations are to ‘ensure safety of local community’ as PSNI investigate reported mortar attack and shot fired at police vehicle.

# security-alert - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Investigation into 'pipe bomb type device' outside police station

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland are also investigating a suspected mortar attack and a shot fired last Friday in the Glen Road area.

# security-alert - Friday 4 May, 2012

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert

Army ammunitions officers have been sent to the line at Lurgan, after a suspicious device was spotted there overnight.

# security-alert - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Suspicious object found in Armagh hours before Patrick's Day parade

The object has been declared a hoax by the PSNI after a controlled explosion was carried out. Some homes were evacuated during the security alert.

# security-alert - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Suspicious object discovered in Strabane

For the second time in two days, Army Technical Officers have been called to investigate an object in the Co Tyrone town.

Device discovered in north Belfast

A number of homes were evacuated in the Brookvale Avenue area this morning.

# security-alert - Monday 5 March, 2012

Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”

A controlled explosion was carried out in the Ballycolman area today.

# security-alert - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

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Video: Smoke bomb sparks White House lockdown

Hundreds of Occupy protesters had gathered outside of the gates after marching on the US Capitol.

# security-alert - Friday 6 January, 2012

Viable device found in Belfast

Blackdam Court residents were evacuated after the device was discovered in a car yesterday afternoon.

# security-alert - Friday 7 October, 2011

Dublin-Belfast resume following earlier NI bomb alert

A suspicious package was been found on the Lisburn Road in Belfast, close to the train line running between the city and Dublin.

# security-alert - Monday 26 September, 2011

Three men arrested following two security alerts in Northern Ireland

Delays have been caused to transport links following the discovery of suspect devices on the outskirts of Derry and in Newry.

# security-alert - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Security alert in Antrim following hoax bomb warning

The PSNI had received a phone call this morning, warning that a bomb was in the area. It has since been declared a hoax

# security-alert - Monday 22 August, 2011

Bank bomb in Newry defused by army squad

Two masked men entered a branch of Santander bank, dropped the device and issued threats before escaping.

# security-alert - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

'Corroded' munitions discovered during Dublin renovations

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called to the scene off the North Strand Road earlier today.

# security-alert - Sunday 7 August, 2011

A SUSPECTED FIREARM has been confiscated by police in Belfast following a security alert in the south side of the city last night. A number of homes were evacuated during the alert in the Stanmillis area on Saturday after army bomb disposal officers were called, RTÉ reports.

# security-alert - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

DUBLIN’S NORTH QUAYS have been reopened this evening following an a security alert near the Irish Financial Services Centre. A suspect device was located near the Clarion Hotel on Excise Walk, but was declared a hoax upon arrival by the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team. Queen Elizabeth is due in the area tomorrow night for an event at the National Convention Centre.

# security-alert - Monday 16 May, 2011

Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat

Scotland Yard says the warning is “non-specific” in time and location – there have been two other security alerts in central London today.

# security-alert - Friday 13 May, 2011

'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats

While Islam convert is being held in security operation around US presidential visit, file going to the DPP on another man suspected of photographing Garden of Remembrance ‘with intent’.

# security-alert - Thursday 12 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In today’s Fix: Security threat ahead of Obama visit; Howlin talks tough on the bailout; Swift justice in the courts; school construction woes; what it’s like to default; and Jedward mania.

# security-alert - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

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This morning’s security alert near Connolly Station is just one of many recent dramas in Dublin so here’s how to know when one is happening near you…

# security-alert - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Man arrested over bomb that could have caused 'mass murder'

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the bomb near Newry last week.

# security-alert - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Rally to be held for murdered Ronan Kerr

Hundreds are expected to walk through the town in Co Tyrone where the PSNI officer died last Saturday.

# security-alert - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Bomb found in van on Belfast to Dublin road may have been destined for a town centre

The PSNI say the road has now reopened having been closed since Thursday night.

# security-alert - Friday 8 April, 2011

Motorways north and south of the border closed after security alert

There are diversions on the A1 and M1 respectively due to a security alert in Newry.

# security-alert - Monday 4 April, 2011

Area evacuated following discovery of suspicious object

Army bomb disposal experts are on the scene of the incident in north Belfast.

# security-alert - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

POLICE HAVE CORDONED off sections of two Derry villages due to security alerts this afternoon. A suspicious object was discovered on Desertmartin Road in Tobermore this morning and the road has been closed near Calholme Road. A second object has been found in the Ballynease Road area of Bellaghy.