Security alert in Derrylin

A County Fermanagh village is at the centre of a security alert - with homes and businesses evacuated.

Saturday, 16th March 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Saturday, 16th March 2019, 12:16 pm

Main Street, Derrylin has been closed following a report of a suspicious object.

Diversions are in place at Ballyconnell Road, Belturbet Road/Teemore Road, Newbridge Road and on the main A4, approaching Derrylin.

Motorists are asked to seek alternative routes as it is envisaged the area will be closed for some time.

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The body of the man was discovered on Wednesday morning.

Chief Inspector Graham Dodds said: “A number of homes and businesses have been evacuated. We regret the disruption this will cause to residents, however, we are working to resolve this as soon as possible.”