Northern Ireland

Bomb alerts in two counties over

Grays Lane
Image caption The alert at Grays Lane was a hoax

Two bomb alerts are in Counties Antrim and Down have ended.

Two controlled explosions were carried out on a suspicious object at Grays Lane in Greencastle. It has been declared a hoax.

The Army also examined an object found in a hedge near Drumee Cemetery on the main Newcastle to Castlewellan road. It was found not to be suspicious.

Earlier a controlled explosion was carried out on a suspect object in Dunmurry. It was later declared a hoax.

Five homes at Dunmurry Close were evacuated during the alert.