Controlled explosion carried out during security alert

The road is now closed.
The road is now closed.

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a suspicious object at the centre of a security alert near Dungannon.

Police are currently at the scene of the alert at the Dunore Avenue area of Moygashel in Co Tyrone.

The ATO carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object this afternoon (Saturday, November 10).

A number of homes have been evacuated.

There are no further details at this time.