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IrelandMan arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone

14:55  11 september  2019
14:55  11 september  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

Man arrested after bomb found in Strabane, Co Tyrone

Man arrested after bomb found in Strabane, Co Tyrone Residents were evacuated from their homes yesterday after the alert in the Church View area of the town. Bomb experts were called in and later made the device safe. And officers have now arrested a man under the terrorism act this morning. © Google Maps Strabane, Co Tyrone A PSNI spokesman said: "An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has been recovered following a security alert in Strabane. A man has been arrested under terrorism legislation." Sinn Féin MP Orfhlaith Begley said: "This security alert in the Church View area of Strabane has brought nothing but disruption to the local community.

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Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone

POLICE HAVE ARRESTED a man in connection with the discovery of a bomb outside homes in an estate in Co Tyrone.

The mortar bomb was found in Church View in Strabane on Saturday morning and police said they believe the New IRA was responsible.

Detectives from the PSNI’s terrorism investigation unit arrested a 33-year-old man in the Strabane area yesterday. He remains in police custody.

On Monday, Aileen Mullan, who lives in one of the homes in Church View, told the BBC her teenage daughter had not returned home since it was discovered and her son would not play outside.

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The New IRA also claimed responsibility for a car bomb outside Derry’s courthouse in January and letter bombs sent to Britain in March. Police arrest man after bomb is found in Strabane, Co Tyrone . Residents evacuated from homes in Northern Ireland border town during security alert.

A coffee jar bomb packed with shrapnel was thrown over the perimeter fence but failed to explode The New IRA (which the now-defunct Real IRA is a founding faction) claimed responsibility.[191]. Two men were arrested at the scene, including the van driver and a motorcyclist following the van

The bomb, described by police as a “deadly device”, was metres away from the front door of her home.

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone © PSNI Police images show how close the device was to homes on the street.

“My daughter is 14 and my son is seven, my son could have easily walked out the front door and lifted it, quite easily went out and lifted it and he would have been gone,” she said.

Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station from Church View.

Detective Inspector Andrew Hamlin today said the investigation is ongoing. He appealed to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Church View area on Friday night or in the early hours of Saturday morning to contact police.

“I believe an orange Fiat Sedici, pizza delivery vehicle that was hijacked in the area of Mount Sion, Ballycolman , Strabane at 9.40pm was used to place the device in Church View at approximately 9.45pm,” he said.

Petrol bombs thrown at police after suspicious object found

Petrol bombs thrown at police after suspicious object found Police have been attacked with petrol bombs after finding a suspicious object in the Creggan area of Londonderry. Around 80 officers had been searching for bomb-making equipment on Monday, targeting dissident republicans in the Northern Irish city. It followed the discovery of an improvised explosive device in Strabane during the weekend which has been linked to the New IRA. Police said the mortar was near a family home and was aimed at the local police station. In Derry on Monday, officers were targeted while carrying out searches and around 15 homes were evacuated to keep residents safe, police added.

Dissident republican group the New IRA was blamed after a passer-by found the explosive device on a wall on Saturday morning. Police have said the latest bomb was a deadly device, which was found close to a home near the Read More. Man arrested over Parsons killing released without charge.

The Real Irish Republican Army or Real IRA (RIRA), also called the New IRA (NIRA) after a merger in 2012, is a dissident Irish republican paramilitary group which aims to bring about a united Ireland.

The vehicle is believed to have travelled along the following route: Mount Sion, Ballycolman Avenue, Bridge Street, Market Street and Church Street. It was subsequently abandoned on Evish Road, Strabane.

Hamlin said anyone travelling on this route, particularly anyone with dash cam footage, is asked to contact detectives. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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