Travel warning: security alert closes road

There is an ongoing security alert outside Castlewellan with part of the Ballylough Road remaining closed this morning, as of 6:25am, the BBC has reported.

The alert was first announced by police last night just before 8:30am following the discovery of a suspicious object. A number of homes were evacuated last night.

Police  at a security alert  outside Castlewellan following the discovery of a suspicious object

Police at a security alert outside Castlewellan following the discovery of a suspicious object