Police cordon in place for south Armagh security incident

A security operation is underway in south Armagh and people are being asked to avoid the area.

By Mark Rainey
Monday, 23rd May 2022, 8:53 pm

On Monday evening, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently at the scene of a security alert following the discovery of a suspicious object in the Ballymoyer Road area of Whitecross on Monday evening (May 23rd).

“A cordon is in place at the junction of Ballintate Road and Ballymoyer Road.

“Please avoid the area, there are no further details at this time.”

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The scene of the security alert near Whitecross, south Armagh on Monday evening. Google image

The scene of the security operation is just outside the village of Whitecross on the road to Newtownhamilton.