Derry alert declared a hoax

Published Saturday, 08 February 2014
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A security alert in Londonderry has ended with police declaring it a hoax.

Derry alert declared a hoax
Police are attending the scene of the alert in Derry. (© UTV)

Police and army bomb experts attended the alert in the Crannog Park area of Strathfoyle following the discovery of a suspicious object at about midday on Saturday.

A number of homes were evacuated during the alert which lasted for around five hours. Residents have since been allowed to return to their homes.

There are no further details.

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