Northern Ireland

Security alert in Larne ends after 'crude device' found

Police officer
Image caption The security alert was in Larne, County Antrim

A security alert in Larne, County Antrim, has ended following the discovery of what police have described as a "crude attempt at an incendiary device".

The object was found at a back gate of a house at Drumahoe Gardens in the Milbrook area on Saturday morning.

Army bomb experts were sent to the scene.

Police said the object had been taken away for examination.