Foyle Springs residents evacuated after suspicious object found

A security operation is underway in Derry after a suspicious object was found this morning.

The object was on a car windscreen at Kinnego Park in the Foyle Springs area of the city.

Army bomb experts went to the area after the incident was reported at quarter to eight this morning.

The police say 18 homes have been evacuated and the area has been cordoned off.

Local Councillor Maeve Mc Laughlin has been speaking to local residents.........

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