Security operation in Derry ongoing

PSNI
PSNI

A number of families in Derry have been evacuated overnight following a security alert in the city.

Police this morning remain in attendance at the security alert in the Beechwood Avenue area.

The operation has been ongoing for several hours following the report of a suspicious object late last night.

PSNI Inspector Paul Patton said: “A number of homes have been evacuated and cordons are in place.

“We thank everyone for their patience.”