Belfast Telegraph

Gun found in car amid Ballymena security alert

A gun and other items have been taken away from a car at the centre of a security alert in Ballymena.

A number of controlled explosions were carried out on the vehicle in the Parkmore Close area, during the early hours of Monday morning.

After examination of the silver Mercedes, police recovered a gun - with a number of other items taken away for further examination.

The alert has now ended.

All roads in the area have reopened and residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

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