Contact

Number of roads remain closed during ongoing security alert in Derry

Police urge motorists to avoid the area

PSNI seek witnesses to collision in Fermanagh

Police officers at the scene of the security alert.

A security alert is continuing in a large area of Derry.

Police officers are continuing to deal with a security alert in the Shantallow/Galliagh areas of the city.

A PSNI spokesperson said a public safety operation is in place and the following roads remain closed: Greenhaw Road/Racecourse Road/Glengalliagh Road and Fern Road. 

The security alert started last night.

The police spokesperson said: "We appreciate the disruption this is having in the community and we thank the public for their patience. Keeping people safe is our priority.

"We will keep the community updated as the operation continues."

If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email editor@derrynews.net or editor@derrypost.com at any time.


Read more from Derry Now.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Derry News and the County Derry Post here for instant access to Derry's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Derry with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.