Investigations continuing after ‘substantial bomb’ went off in Strabane


Investigations are continuing this morning after an explosive device believed to have been a substantial bomb went off in Strabane.

According to police, it was detonated at around 8.30 on Tuesday evening in Townsend Street as police officers were patrolling the area.

A number of homes were evacuated during the security alert which is understood to be ongoing today.

Local Cllr Alderman Allan Bresland has appealed to anyone with information to contact police: