| 10.6°C Belfast

Derry alert: Homes evacuated during operation

Close

Security alert in the Oeghill Park area of Londonderry

Security alert in the Oeghill Park area of Londonderry

Security alert in the Oeghill Park area of Londonderry

A number of houses have been evacuated in Londonderry due to a security alert.

Police are currently at the scene of the incident in the Oeghill Park area of the city.

SDLP Councillor Jim McKeever said: "Police have confirmed that a suspicious device has been found. We do not yet know the full picture but families in this community have expressed their concern."

He added: "The immediate priority is to ensure the safety of all in the area, therefore anyone thinking of coming in and around the area should avoid doing so, until the area is clear."

Belfast Telegraph