Northern Ireland

Ballymoney bomb alert which caused evacuations now over

Two pipe bombs have been made safe by the Army after being found on the windowsill of a house in Ballymoney.

A number of houses were evacuated after police were called to Dehra Gardens at about 04:50 BST on Monday.

Two controlled explosions were carried out on the devices which were declared viable by the army.

Garryduff Church Hall was opened for families who had to leave their homes during the operation. They have now been able to return.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.