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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Viable device found overnight in Londonderry made safe

A viable device which was discovered in Londonderry last night has now been made safe.

In a night plagued with trouble in the city, residents of Creggan Heights area, were evacuated and asked late last night to make other arrangements while police dealt with the incident.

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The incident has now ended this morning and police released the following statement.

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“A viable device has been made safe in the Creggan Heights area. Families who were evacuated can now return to their homes.”

ACC Mark Hamilton said

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“I am very grateful to the community for their patience and would ask for their further cooperation as the investigation continues”

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