Three held over Armagh bomb blast

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Three men were arrested today after a bomb attack in Northern Ireland which injured three children.

The device exploded in a bin in Lurgan, Co Armagh, while police investigated a warning that another bomb had been left at a nearby primary school.



The three children, aged between two and 12, suffered minor injuries on August 14.



Police arrested three men during a search operation in the town today. Items were taken away for examination.



Dissident republicans were blamed for planting the bomb which exploded without warning in Lurgan's North Street.