Homes evacuated amid security alert in Londonderry

Residents have been moved out of their homes due to a security alert in the Shantallow area of Londonderry.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 9:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 9:37 am

The alert was sparked after the discovery of what PSNI described as a “suspicious object”.

A police spokesperson said: “There’s a security alert in Drumleck Drive in Derry. A number of people have been moved from their homes while police examine a suspicious object.”

The spokesperson continued: “Evacuated residents are being accommodated in Shantallow Community Centre.”