Security alert ongoing in Derry

A security alert is ongoing in Derry this morning.

The Skeoge Road is currently closed following the discovery of a suspicious object last evening.

Diversions are in place, motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Meanwhile, an overnight security alert at the Craigavon Bridge in the city has now ended.

Police and ATO examined a suspicious object and have declared it an elaborate hoax.

The object has been taken away for further examination and the bridge has now re-opened.