Northern Ireland

Homes and businesses evacuated in Dunmurry alert

A block of flats and a number of premises in Dunmurry, County Antrim have been evacuated because of a security alert.

It follows the discovery of a suspicious object close to the pedestrian level crossing between Ashley Park and Meetinghouse Lane.

Residents in Kingsway Court and in four other houses had to leave their homes.

A 100 metre cordon has been set up in the area. Army technical officers have been called to the scene.