Tuesday 28 March 2017

Three held after security alert in Belfast

Deric Henderson, Press Association

Three men were arrested today by police involved in a security alert in west Belfast.

They were detained in the neighbouring Lisburn area as an operation continued after a suspicious object was discovered close to a children's playpark in the Lagmore district.

Several families, including elderly residents - had to be evacuated from their homes and a community centre was opened up to accommodate them.

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