Northern Ireland

Londonderry homes evacuated due to security alert

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Image caption Police have evacuated homes in the Cromore Gardens area of Londonderry

Up to 30 houses were evacuated in Londonderry while army technical officers examined a suspicious object.

The object was found in a car parked in the Cromore Gardens area of the city.

Reports suggested the object had been thrown into the car.

A rest centre was made available for those who had to leave their houses.