Security alert in Londonderry was hoax

PSNI

PSNI

The PSNI have announced that a security alert in Londonderry was a hoax.

The alert was in the Glengalliagh Road area of north-west of the city. The road was closed.

The PSNI announced the news at about 10.30pm on Thursday.

On Friday morning, they said: “The security alert in the Glengalliagh Road area of Derry/Londonderry is over and the road has re-opened.

“A suspicious object which was examined by Army technical officers and declared a hoax was removed from the scene and has been taken away for further forensic examination.”