Northern Ireland

Coalisland: Security alert at church grounds over

A security alert in the grounds of a church in Coalisland, County Tyrone, has ended.

A suspicious object was examined in the car park of St Mary and St Joseph's Catholic church on Brackaville Road.

After tests were carried out, bomb disposal officers said the object was harmless.

A number of homes in nearby Chestnut Hill were evacuated during the alert.

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