Northern Ireland

Magherafelt security alert declared a hoax

A security alert in Magherafelt, County Londonderry, has been declared a hoax.

Police said an object was reported at Derramore Park in the town on Monday.

It was declared a hoax after an examination by a bomb disposal team.

Thirty people had been moved from their houses in Derramore Park and Derramore Drive.

The Meadowbank Sports Arena was made available for residents.

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