Controlled explosion in Portrush

Published Saturday, 29 December 2012
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A controlled explosion has been carried out during a security alert in Portrush.

Controlled explosion in Portrush
Police and bomb squad officers have been called. (© UTV)

Army bomb squad officers were called to Glenmanus Park on Saturday afternoon.

They examined a suspicious object before carrying out a controlled explosion.

The object has been taken away for further examinations.

A number of residents who were moved from their homes have now been allowed to return, and the area has been reopened to traffic.

© UTV News
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