Homes evacuated after security alert in Co Tyrone

By Aoife Moore, Press Association
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Homes evacuated after security alert in Co Tyrone

Army bomb experts have carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object.

The PSNI are at the scene of a security alert in Moygashel, Co Tyrone.

Army bomb experts carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object in the Dunore Avenue area.

A number of homes have been evacuated.

Local DUP councillor Kim Ashton posted on social media: “This is a very serious incident and I would appeal to everyone to cooperate with the PSNI while they secure the area.”