Kelly condemns Antrim pipe bomb and expresses concern at deeply worrying trend

Antrim Town Alliance Councillor Neil Kelly has said he is sickened at news that a pipe bomb has partially exploded and the remains of it were found outside a house in Fairmont Drive in the town. The device was found by a resident at around 9am this morning and police say it went off on Monday night.

Cllr Neil Kelly said: “This is sickening news and the local community will be shocked at this incident. There have been a number of pipe bomb incidents in the town in recent times and I am very concerned at this deeply worrying trend.

“People should be able to live free from harassment and intimidation, and those behind this must be brought to justice. I would appeal to anyone with information on this incident to contact police immediately.”


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