Northern Ireland

Drumsurn security alert: People are moved from homes

A number of people have been moved from their homes due to a security alert in Drumsurn, outside Dungiven.

Police said the search had been extended as they investigate claims that an explosive device had been left in the area.

The alert began on Wednesday. Police said the scene would be held overnight with further search activity to start on Friday.

A security alert near Craigavon, County Armagh, has been declared a hoax.