Security alert in Newtownabbey
Published Thursday, 07 March 2013
A number of homes are believed to have been evacuated in an ongoing security alert in Newtownabbey.
Part of the Shore Road has been closed. (© UTV)
Police are attending the scene on Shore Road where a suspicious device at a chapel in the area has been reported.
Army technical officers have been tasked.
The Shore Road has been closed between the Doagh Road roundabout and the M5 roundabout.
Diversions are in place.
The Valley Leisure Centre has been opened for evacuated residents.