PSNI discover bomb-making components and explosives in Co Antrim

Two viable bombs were discovered in Belfast last night

Police in the North say they have discovered a terrorist hide of bomb making components in Antrim.

It follows a number of security alerts overnight and a blast on Friday which seriously injured a prison officer.

The explosives and bomb components were found in Carnfunnock Country Park, near Larne.

A number of small plastic barrels had been buried in a wooded area. Inside the barrels was a significant amount of bomb making components including partially constructed devices and a small quantity of explosives.

Forensic work is being carried out to try to determine who the items belong to.

Meanwhile, two viable bombs were discovered in Belfast last night.

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