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Bomb alert in Newtownabbey

The bomb squad have been called to Newtownabbey where a suspicious object has been found.

Police say the security alert is at Mayfield Road, where the device was discovered close to a property at about 7pm on Sunday.

Traffic is currently being diverted away from the area at the junctions of Mayfield Park/Mayfield Avenue and Mayfield Road/Mayfield Heights.

Belfast Telegraph