Co Down security alert ends after discovery of suspected historic munition
A security alert in the Commons Road area of Ballykinler has now ended.
It had been sparked by the discovery of suspected historic munition.Inspector Heatley said: “Residents have been allowed to return to their homes and the Shore Road has now reopened to motorists following a temporary closure.“Ammunition technical officers attended the scene and safely removed and disposed of the historic munition, believed to be military-type grenades.“We would like to thank the public, especially local residents, for their patience this evening.”
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