Londonderry security operation recovers 'suspicious items'

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A number of "potentially suspicious items" have been recovered at the scene of a security alert on the outskirts of Londonderry.

Police and Army bomb experts responded following a report a suspicious object in the Balloughry Road area.

The items have been taken away for further examination, police said.

It was a rural location and it was hoped the public were not inconvenienced as the area was made safe, the police added.