Northern Ireland

Lisburn: Bomb alerts on Hillhall Road and Sloan Street over

Bomb experts at Lisburn alert
Image caption Army bomb experts at the scene of one of the alerts in Lisburn

Residents in Lisburn have been allowed to return to their homes after bomb alerts at Hillhall Road and Sloan Street ended.

Army bomb experts examined a suspicious object at a business premises in Sloan Street and a car at Hillhall Road.

Earlier, controlled explosions were carried out on the stolen vehicle.

Pensioner Bertie Kennoway, who is registered blind, was out of his home from noon until Thursday night.

"Many of us in my street are on medication and we just can't get back in. It is worrying, I can't get my tablets," he said

Earlier Barrack Street was reopened after an object was brought to the police station by a member of the public.

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