Police in Derry confirm that bomb left on bus yesterday evening was viable

first_img Pinterest Police in Derry confirm that bomb left on bus yesterday evening was viable Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Previous articleOngoing security alert on Derry’s Northland RoadNext article News Highland Twitter Google+ Facebook Facebook Police have confirmed that a device left on an bus in Derry last night was viable.A man boarded a bus at around 6pm in the Ballymagroarty area and ordered the driver to take a bomb to Strand Road PSNI station.The bus was then abandoned by the driver on Northland Road.Over 40 families in the Foyle Springs area were evacuated from their homes as a result, and were only allowed to return at 330am this morning.Local Cllr John Boyle, who lives in the area, has condemned the incident. He says it’s a flashback to the horror tactics used during the troubles….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/jboyl.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, the bus driver has been praised for her “bravery”.Ch Supt Stephen Cargin said that the lady drivers actions saved lives:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/craig1pm.mp3[/podcast] 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img Pinterest By News Highland – November 21, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApplast_img read more