Residents evacuated in Co Down alert

Published Saturday, 12 May 2012
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A security alert has forced residents from their homes in the Castlewellan area of Co Down.

Residents evacuated in Co Down alert
Wood Road in Castlewellan was closed during the alert. (© UTV)

Wood Road has been closed at the Slievehanny Road McKays Road junction and the Clonvaraghan Road Slievehanny Park junction.

Army bomb experts are at the scene of the alert which began on Saturday night.

Aughlisnafin church hall has been made available for evacuated.

Diversions are in place.

© UTV News
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