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Sunday, 20 October, 2002, 16:13 GMT 17:13 UK
Bomb thrown at police station
A nail bomb thrown into the grounds of a police station in County Tyrone has been made safe by army experts.

The coffee-jar bomb was found in the grounds of Castlederg Police station on Sunday.

A police spokesman said it was believed to have been thrown over the perimeter wall.

The intention, the spokesman said, was that it would detonate on impact causing death or serious injury.

A number of items have been taken away for forensic tests.

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