Sion Mills residents return to home after bomb alert

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A bomb alert in Sion Mills has ended and evacuated residents allowed to return to their homes after Ammunition Technical Officers removed an object from the scene.

The PSNI said ATO removed the suspicious object for further examination.

Sycamore Avenue has now reopened to traffic and evacuated residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

Detective Sergeant Brian Reid said: “I would like to thank the public today for their patience during the security alert and would appeal for anyone with information to contact police in Strabane on 101.”