Bomb alert in Derry over

Bomb alert.
Bomb alert.

A bomb alert in the Waterside area of Derry is over.

Bann Drive has now reopened to traffic and evacuated residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

British Army Ammunition Technical Officers (ATO) examined an object discovered at a house in the area and declared it to be nothing untoward.

Police had earlier closed a section of Bann Drive and evacuated a number of homes.