Letter Bomb Sent to North Ireland Minister

No injuries


A letter bomb addressed to the British government's minister for Northern Ireland has been found at the province's administrative buildings and made safe, police and politicians said on Tuesday.

A 1998 peace deal largely ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland between Protestants who want to remain British and Catholics favoring unification with Ireland, but divisions and tensions remain.

"It was a suspect package containing a viable device, which was made safe at a sorting office at Stormont Castle," a police spokesman said