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Two security alerts in Derry: Reports of objects found at train station leads to evacuation

Published 05/12/2015

There have been reports of objects found at the railway station in Londonderry
There have been reports of objects found at the railway station in Londonderry

Two security alerts in Londonderry have led to the evacuation of the city's train station, after reports of objects being left in the areas.

One alert happened at the Quarry Steps area of Spencer Road, and the other at the railway station.

Police were on the scene, and searching the area, following the reports.

PSNI area commander, chief inspector Tony Callaghan said: "The railway station has been evacuated and the line between Coleraine and Derry closed as a search of the area is conducted.

"Cordons are in place and the Foyle Arena has been opened for anyone inconvenienced by the alerts. There are no further details at this time."

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