Ballysally Primary School in Coleraine has been confirmed as one of the schools targeted by Malicious Callers earlier this morning.
The BBC reported that up to seven schools received bomb threats, while Police have not yet released a list of schools affected, the Belfast Telegraph and Belfast Live have named the following schools as having been evacuated.
- Bloomfield PS, Bangor
- Linn PS, Larne
- Ballysally PS, Coleraine
- Leadhill Primary School, Castelreagh
- Abbey PS, Newtownards
Ballysally Primary School’s Principal, Mr Dunne told the Belfast Telegraph : “It was a very disruptive morning. We received a telephone call and the first thoughts was safety and welfare of the pupils which we managed to do.”
“Police made a thorough sweep of the area and assured it was safe to go back into school.”