Strabane security alert ongoing, police say

 Police are dealing with an ongoing security alert in Strabane.

RUC/PSNI said there was no access to the County Tyrone town via Liskey Road as a result of the incident.

The PSNI warned in a tweet that the alert in Townsend Street was likely to cause some disruption to residents in the area.

IRA Volunteer Hugh Coney, a native of Coalisland, Co Tyone, was shot dead by the British Army while attempting to escape from Long Kesh on 6th November 1974.

Following the introduction of internment in August 1971, the internees were initially held in Magilligan Prison, Co Derry, and the Maidstone Prison Ship, moored in Belfast Lough.

Oglach Hugh Coney - Coalisland, Co Tyrone.!/Seachranaidhe/posts/908936895852752?ref=m_notif&notif_t=like&soft=notifications

Maidstone Prison Ship - moored at Belfast Lough
Magillign Prison - 1970s.
Magilligan Prison - as it is today.

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HMP Maidstone in the harbour of Algiers. Alongside HMP Safari and HMS Sahib

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Off-duty police officer arrested over fatal Omagh crash – The Irish News

The aftermath of the road collision on Dromore Road in Omagh, Co Tyrone, in which 49-year-old Paul Mills was killed.