Northern Ireland

Road closed in Newtownabbey hoax security alert

Scene of security alert in Newtownabbey
Image caption The bomb squad's robot was activated in Newtownabbey

A security alert at Mill Road in Newtownabbey has been declared a hoax.

Traffic had been diverted away from the area following the discovery of a suspicious object.

A section of Mill Road between the Shore Road and the Church Road had been closed.

All roads in the area have been re-opened to traffic.