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Houses evacuated as suspicious object sparks Magherafelt security alert

A security alert is underway in Magherafelt following the discovery of a suspicious object.

Police are currently in attendance at the security alert in Derramore Park.

Army bomb disposal experts have been sent to the scene.

Derramore Park has been closed between Derramore Court and Derramore Gardens.

A number of houses in Derramore Park and Derramore Drive have been evacuated.

The Meadowbank Sports Arena has been made available for any evacuated residents in need of shelter.

There are no further details at this time.

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