Homes evacuated during security operation at Thiepval Barracks Lisburn

Army bomb disposal team
Army bomb disposal team

Army technical experts are examining a suspicious item discovered at Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn.

A section of the Belsize Road has been closed while the security operation takes place.

A number of houses in the area are currently being evacuated.

Thiepval Barracks is the Army’s headquarters in Northern Ireland has been the subject of terrorist attacks in the past.