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The 'home made mortar' seized in Lurgan was found in a derelict house near people's homes, police have said.Copyright: Press Eye
The device consisted of Sextex,a detonator, makeshift casing and copper piping. Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr said: “We are relieved and delighted to have taken an extremely dangerous explosive device out of circulation."
An increase in winter vomiting bug cases in Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital has led to restrictions in new patients being admitted to the affected wards.Copyright: BBC
In a statement, the Belfast Health Trust said: "Vomiting and diarrhoea, while contagious, normally passes within 48 hours." It asked the public to adhere to its visiting policy and told them not to bring children into the wards.
Detectives have carried out a forensic examination at the scene of a serious attack in Coleraine which left a man critically injured.Copyright: BBC
The victim, who is in his 50s, is being treated at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital.