Nursing home evacuated during alert
Published Thursday, 04 April 2013
A suspicious object that sparked a security alert in Carrickfergus was nothing untoward, army bomb experts have said.
Police at the scene of the alert in the Downshire area. (© UTV)
A nursing home was evacuated after a package was spotted outside shops in the Downshire area in Co Antrim on Thursday morning.
Elderly residents were taken to Carrickfergus Leisure Centre, and a number of other homes were also evacuated.
The Larne Road and Victoria Road were closed but have since reopened.
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