Security alert at Magilligan prison in County Londonderry has ended
A security alert at Magilligan prison in County Londonderry has ended.
Army bomb disposal experts examined a suspect object reported to police by prison staff at 09:20 BST on Friday morning. It has now been declared as nothing untoward.
The Point Road has been reopened and ferry sailings across the River Foyle from Magilligan have also resumed.
All visits to the prison by lawyers and families have been cancelled for the rest of the day.