Page last updated at 08:19 GMT, Sunday, 15 June 2008 09:19 UK

Dissident group admit bomb attack

bomb squad

The Continuity IRA has admitted responsibility for an attempted bomb attack on a police patrol in County Fermanagh early on Saturday.

The dissident republican group said it had tried to detonate a landmine as the patrol passed on the Rellan Road near Rosslea.

A loud bang was heard and a suspicious object was found a few hours later.

A security operation is continuing in the area.

Police have said that they will try to minimise disruption to the local community during it.

They have appealed to people to report any suspicious activity they may have seen in the area recently, and not to approach or touch anything suspicious.





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