Northern Ireland

Maghaberry Prison alert elaborate hoax

A security alert at Maghaberry Prison in County Antrim has ended and been declared an elaborate hoax.

The alert began after a suspicious object was found on Monday morning. Army bomb disposal experts were sent to the scene.

The Northern Ireland Prison Service said that a "small number of prisoners" were moved from their cells.

The prison service said Maghaberry had now "returned to normal".

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