Lurgan bomb follow-up searches end

Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.
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Police in Lurgan have finished searching the Victoria St area of Lurgan. The searches were a follow-up to the bomb attack at the weekend.

The searches started early this morning and included police combing the former Clendinnings factory waste land at the corner of Lake St and Victoria Street.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Superintendent Davy Moore thanked the community for their continued patience and support.

“I would again urge people to remain vigilant. If you notice anything suspicious please contact us straight away on 101 or 999 in an emergency.”

Earlier he said the searches were being carried out to ‘ensure the safety of the public’.

“I would like to thank the local community in Lurgan for their continuing support of police as they go about their work keeping people safe.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 23-07-2015: Police are carrying out further searches in the Co Armagh town of Lurgan following an attempt to kill officers with a bomb at the weekend. Two devices were found in the town on Saturday.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.