PM chairs emergency meeting on 'suspect packages'

Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired a meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee to discuss the suspect packages found in Army Career offices, a Downing Street spokesperson said.

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'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to Army offices

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed it was behind devices sent to armed forces recruitment centres last week, Scotland Yard said. Packages were discovered at army careers offices in Oxford, Brighton, Canterbury and Slough yesterday.