Alert in Derrylin ends after controlled explosion

A security alert in Derrylin has ended following a controlled explosion.

Saturday, 16th March 2019, 1:25 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th March 2019, 2:26 pm

Roads have reopened and diversions removed around the County Fermanagh village.

Chief Inspector Graham Dodds said: “Following the discovery of a suspicious object at Main Street, Derrylin, a number of roads were closed as police and ATO personnel examined it.

“A controlled explosion was carried out and the object has been declared as nothing untoward.

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Ammunition Technical Officers (A.T.O.) at the scene of the security alert. (Photo: Presseye)

“All roads have now re-opened and I would like to thank the local community for their patience as we worked to keep everyone safe.”