Strabane cemetery closed as security alert continues

 

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A Strabane cemetery has been closed over reports of a suspicious object in the area.

The cemetery is located in Townsend Street/Cemetery Road in Strabane.

Police are continuing to warn public not to touch any suspicious objects if they happen upon them.

The cemetery remains closed at this time and a search operation is currently under way.

Traffic diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Local Councillor Karina Carlin says homes in the area have not been evacuated as of yet :