Police investigate reports of an explosion in Derry

Police in Derry say they are continuing to investigate reports of a loud explosion in the Waterside area just before 5pm this evening.

Police are asking members of the public in the Waterside area to be extremely vigilant. Should they discover any suspicious objects they are asked not to touch them but to contact Police immediately.

Police are also urging anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area to contact them immediately.