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BREAKING: Bomb alerts across Northern Ireland

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Police sniffer dogs were used to search the area around Belfast Metropolitan College
Police sniffer dogs were used to search the area around Belfast Metropolitan College

The police are currently in attendance at bomb alerts in Derry, Belfast and Omagh.

Strule Arts Centre in Omagh, the Waterfoot Hotel in Derry and Belfast Metropolitan College are currently being evacuated.

All of the locations are where the PSNI were due to hold recruitment-driving job fairs.

It is thought dissident republicans are behind the alerts.

Dissident-linked Republican Network for Unity (RNU) had organised to picket a PSNI jobs recruitment drive in Derry's Waterfoot Hotel tomorrow.

PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said the PSNI had decided to cancel the event due to a wedding which is due to take place there oat the same time.

He said: "A large wedding reception will be taking place at the venue on the same date, and as many people will be aware, a protest against our event has been planned.

"Those who would seek to disrupt the day have shown no thought for others.

"Out of consideration for the bride and groom, and to ensure they can fully enjoy their special day without the possibility of any disruption, we have arranged to reschedule the event."

There are no further details at this time.