Security alert in Derry: Families evacuated


A number of homes have been evacuated as a result of a security alert in the Shantallow area of Derry.

Police have confirmed that a security operation is currently under way in the Drumleck Drive area of the estate.

A PSNI spokesman said: “A number of people have been moved from their homes while police examine a suspicious object.

“Evacuated residents are being accommodated in Shantallow Community Centre.”