Northern Ireland

Newtownabbey: Homes evacuated after suspicious object found

A number of residents have had to leave their homes due to a security alert in Newtownabbey.

Army technical officers have been called to examine a suspicious object in the area.

The Valley Leisure Centre has been made available for affected householders.

The Mill Road, Newtownabbey, is closed between Longlands Road and Shore Road - motorists have been advised to avoid the area.