Security alert in Lurgan following discovery of ‘suspicious object’


A security alert is under way in Co Armagh following the report of a suspicious object.

The object was discovered in the grounds of a former school in the Cornakinnegar Road area of Lurgan.

PSNI officers are at the scene undertaking a clearance operation and have advised members of the public to avoid the area.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Although some restrictions are in place, access to St Colman’s Cemetery and other local amenities should not be impacted by this security operation.”

-Noah Harte