Northern Ireland

Ballymena: Security alert at Pennybridge industrial estate over

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Image caption A security alert began at about 11:40 GMT on Wednesday at a garage in the Pennybridge industrial estate, Ballymena

A suspicious object found under a car in County Antrim was not an explosive device, police have said.

It was discovered at a garage in the Pennybridge industrial estate, Ballymena, at about 11:40 GMT on Wednesday.

The army bomb disposal team had carried out two controlled explosions. The security alert has ended.

Chief Insp Stephen McCauley said: "We are confident that there is no cause for concern for the local community."