Security alert in Strabane ends

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The security alert at Spout Road in Strabane has ended.

A number of suspicious objects have been removed for further examination by detectives.

Meanwhile in another incident, police recovered a suspected firearm earlier today near the community centre in the Ballycolman Estate area of Strabane.

It was discovered behind a row of bushes in the area earlier today and has been taken away by officers from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch for examination.

Local Councillor Patsy Kelly has been reacting to today's events: