P.S.N.I. completely shutdown N.I. road - 'suspicious object' found in area

The P.S.N.I. has shutdown a busy Northern Ireland road after the discovery of a "suspicious object".

The Island Road in Ballycarry is closed in both directions.

The road is closed in both directions.

The road is closed in both directions.

The P.S.N.I. is advising motorists to avoid the area and, where possible, seek alternative routes.

The object is now being assessed by the security forces.

There are no further details at this time.