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As ‘dissident republicans’ prepare to open their 2013 account with a ‘spectacular’ reports are coming in of an incident in Lurgan. It is expected that ‘dissidents’ will strike hard and early in 2013, however, such an attack may be stifled due to the heavy infiltration of the ‘dissident’ groups by the security services.
The suspect object at the centre of a security alert in Lurgan, Co Armagh on Wednesday has been declared a viable pipe bomb device by army bomb experts.
A number of homes were evacuated in the Toberhewny Hall area of the town in the afternoon while the device was made safe.
The alert is now over and residents have been allowed to return to their properties.
The bomb has been taken away for further forensic examination.
The area has re-opened to traffic.
There are no further details.