Belfast Telegraph

Pipe bomb found in Derry security alert

A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Londonderry.

Army bomb teams dealt with the device in the Eastway area of the city, after it was discovered at around 9am on Thursday morning.

A number of homes had been evacuated.

A controlled explosion was carried out on the bomb.

It has been taken away for further examination.

Sinn Fein councillor Colin Kelly said the alert had caused serious disruption in the Bogside and Creggan areas.

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