Army bomb experts attending security alert in Strabane

Army bomb experts have been sent to the scene of a security alert in Strabane.

Police were called to Bridge Street after a suspect object was found at a tyre depot, close to the back of a local Chinese take-away.

Bridge Street is closed to traffic and pedestrians, while the the Fiveways junction at Bradley Way has also been closed, which is likely to cause major disruption.

Police have advised anyone who wants to go into the town to use the bypass until further notice.

A number of residents, including OAP's had to leave their homes in the Bridge Street area, and local Councillor Patsy Kelly has said todays security alert has inconvenienced a lot of people....

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