Northern Ireland

Londonderry bomb alert follows explosion in city centre

Diamond area of Londonderry
Image caption A device exploded close to the Diamond area in the city centre

Army bomb experts are investigating reports of a suspicious object in New Market Street in Londonderry city centre.

Earlier on Saturday, a device exploded on Shipquay Street, also in the city centre. There are no reports of any injuries or damage.

The Richmond Centre and Millennium Forum have been evacuated.

Orchard Street and New Market Street have been closed to traffic.

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