Carrickfergus security alert: 'Viable' device found

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Army bomb disposal expert at the scene of the alertImage source, PAcemaker
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An Army bomb disposal expert moves in to examine the device

A viable device has been found during a security alert in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

Police were called after a suspicious object was found in Sullatober Square on Monday morning.

A number of homes were evacuated and army bomb experts went to the scene.

Police said the object was "declared as viable and taken away for further examination". They have appealed for information about the incident.

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The alert was at Sullatober Square in Carrickfergus