Homes being evacuated in Derry alert

The PSNI has disciplined the officer
The PSNI has disciplined the officer

Police have confirmed that two suspicious objects have been located in Derry’s Waterside this afternoon.

It is understood the objects have been spotted close to the Rockport Park area, which is located near to the British Army base on Limavady Road.

A number of families in the Rockport Park and Caw Park areas are currently being evacuated.

Police have also confirmed that Army Technical Officers (ATO) have been tasked to the scene.

The British Army directory lists the Caw Army Reserve Centre on Limavady Road as being a base for the 152 (Ulster) Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps 211 Sqn and the 840 Troop 40 Signal Squadron 32 Signal Regiment.