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Bomb alert on Drum Road in Cookstown was hoax

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 7th May 2012 18:24:48

A bomb alert which began in Cookstown on Monday morning has ended.

A suspicious object was discovered on the Drum Road close to the Teebane roundabout at about 08:00 BST.

Traffic was diverted while the area was examined, but the alert was declared a hoax on Monday evening.

A controlled explosion was carried out and a number of items removed for forensic examination.

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BBC News, 2012. Bomb alert on Drum Road in Cookstown was hoax [Online] (Updated 7th May 2012)
Available at: http://www.ukwirednews.com/news/1426999/Bomb-alert-on-Drum-Road-in-Cookstown-was-hoax [Accessed 23rd Apr 2014]

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