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Police say old devactivated grenade cause of security operation in Donaghcloney

Police say motorists are advised to avoid the area

The security alert at the Gamblestown Park area of Donaghcloney is now over.

The operation began on Friday afternoon after the discovery of a suspicious object.

It has now been examined and declared to be an old deactivated grenade.

It has been removed from the scene.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “A number of residents who were evacuated from their homes have now returned to their properties.

“Police would like to thank those impacted for their cooperation.”

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