Northern Ireland

Bomb alert at Thiepval barracks in Lisburn over

A bomb alert close to an Army base in Lisburn, County Antrim, has ended.

Police were alerted to a suspicious item close to Thiepval Barracks at the Belsize Road-Kirkwoods Road roundabout earlier on Monday.

Army bomb disposal experts were sent to the scene and examined a holdall. It did not contain anything suspicious.

Traffic diversions put in place are being lifted and people who had left their homes are being allowed back.