Glasgow & West Scotland

Roads re-open as Portadown security alert cleared

A security alert which led to the closing of a section of the M12 motorway at Portadown, County Armagh, had ended.

The off-slip at the Carn Roundabout had been closed while police investigated a suspicious object located under a motorway sign.

Army explosives experts were called to the scene and drivers had been advised to avoid the area.

All roads in the area are now open to traffic.