'Viable letter bomb' found in Northern Ireland

A suspicious package found at a sorting office in Northern Ireland was a viable letter bomb, police said.

A spokeswoman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said: "Police are currently attending a security alert following the discovery of a suspicious package at the postal sorting office in Mallusk Road, Newtownabbey."

Army Technical Officers were tasked to the scene.

The spokeswoman said it was later declared a "a viable letter bomb type device."

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