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Preston Fishergate centre shut after incendiary device 'ignites'

A "small incendiary" device has "ignited" in a Preston shopping centre, forcing its evacuation.

Lancashire Police said the "deliberately planted" device was found in a bin in toilets at Preston's Fishergate centre, at about 09:10 GMT.

A force spokesman said the incendiary had "gone off, causing very minor damage and no injuries".

  • 17 Dec 2015