Suspected firearm found in Derry

A suspected firearm has been found close to the Buncrana Road area of Derry this morning.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 7:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 9:08 am

An operation is currently under way in the Whitehouse Road area of the city between the greater Ballymagroarty area and the Buncrana Road.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently examining what’s believed to be a firearm which was found in a field at Whitehouse Road, Derry/Londonderry.

“The road is closed and diversions are in place.”