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Houses evacuated in Co Antrim village

Residents were evacuated in Rasharkin as police investigate report of two suspicious objects at two separate addresses

A security alert is under way in Rasharkin following reports that two suspicious objects were left at two different addresses in the village (Liam McBurney/PA)
A security alert is under way in Rasharkin following reports that two suspicious objects were left at two different addresses in the village (Liam McBurney/PA)

A number of houses have been evacuated in a Co Antrim village as police investigate reports of suspicious objects.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said they received reports of two suspicious objects at two separate addresses in the Moneyleck Park area of Rasharkin.

The security alert started at around 10pm on Tuesday.

The PSNI said several homes have been evacuated and arrangements are being made to provide emergency shelter.

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