Explosion in Northern Ireland, no injuries: Police
London: Officials in Northern Ireland say a small bomb exploded Sunday in the town of Lurgan, adding that there are no reports of injuries.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland says it is investigating reports of a blast today afternoon in the town, which is about 32-km southwest of Belfast.
Northern Ireland Education Minister John O`Dowd, a member of the IRA-linked Sinn Fein party, says the explosion was caused by a bomb going off in a garbage bin.
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness condemned the "anti-peace extremists" behind the blast.
Irish Republican Army dissidents have often tried to carry out attacks around Easter, which falls tomorrow.
The holiday holds a major place in Irish nationalist history as the anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin against British rule.
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