Northern Ireland

Hamiltonsbawn ATM explosion: Two men charged

The ATM at Hamiltonsbawn Image copyright Gordon Adair
Image caption An explosion was heard in the early hours of Thursday morning at the shop

Two men have been charged with causing an explosion over the attempted theft of an ATM machine in County Armagh on Thursday.

An explosive device was attached to the ATM at the Costcutter shop in Hamiltonsbawn.

It exploded at about 02:30 BST on Thursday, causing extensive damage to the machine.

The men, both aged 37, have also been charged with attempted theft and two counts of criminal damage.