Statement from Police Ombudsman

Published Date: 17.08.2001

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Mrs Nuala O’Loan, has announced today that she is investigating the issues raised of whether the police received prior warning of the Omagh bomb, and of whether any information received was appropriately dealt with.

Following consideration of this matter over the last three weeks the Police Ombudsman has informed the Secretary of State and the Chief Constable of her decision to investigate.
Media enquiries:
Morrow Communications
Tel: 028 90 393837
Kieran Donnelly (Mob) 07774 231383
Peter Morrow (Mob) 07831 530048


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