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Roads closed in Newry security alert
The security alert is in Newry around the Derrybeg estate.. the resulting police activity brought some disturbance to the area as youths attacked the police with snowballs and stones . .
Army bomb experts are examining a suspicious object in Newry.
A number of road closures have been put in place in the city due to the security alert, which was reported at 1900 GMT on Friday.
The object is being examined at the Camlough Road roundabout.
The Five Ways roundabout, the Camlough Road, the Forkhill roundabout, the Redbridge Road, and the A1 at Carnbane South are all closed.
Sinn Fein MP for Newry and Armagh, Conor Murphy, said the alert was causing "serious disruption" on one of the biggest nights for shopping and Christmas parties.
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