Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found during alert in Ballymartin, County Down

Police car

A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in the village of Ballymartin in County Down.

Residents were moved from their homes on Wednesday night during the alert at Ballykeel Court.

An army bomb team attended the scene and the device has now been taken away for further examination.

The alert is now over, roads are open and residents have been allowed back into their homes.