Searches under way after Derry bomb scare

Saturday 21 December 2013 23.42
PSNI are conducting a search after a bomb alert in Derry
PSNI are conducting a search after a bomb alert in Derry

A bomb alert has lead to the temporary closure of two areas in Derry.

Shipquay Street and Shipquay Place are the places affected after a telephone warning of a bomb in the area.

PSNI officers are currently conducting a search and have evacuated a number of premises.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and police are urging anyone who notices anything suspicious in the area to contact them.