Update – homes evacuated as security alert continues in Strabane

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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.

Some residents are currently being evacuated to St Pats Hall Kennedy Street.

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

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

Local Councillor Karina Carlin has been giving an update to Highland Radio News: