Northern Ireland

Ammunition found in County Armagh security alert

A quantity of ammunition has been found during a security alert near Forkhill in County Armagh.

Army technical officers were called to the scene and three homes were evacuated.

Captains Road, Carrickasticken Road, New Road and the Newry Road were closed for periods during the alert but all have since reopened.

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes and the recovered items have been taken away for examination.