SDLP Ballyarnett Councillor Brian Tierney has said that a suspect device in the Fergleen Park area of the city is causing significant disruption for local people.
Said Councillor Tierney: “Once again people in the Galliagh area are facing significant disruption as police deal with a suspicious device on the Moss Road.
“Again Army Technical Officers have been tasked to come to the area and deal with another suspect device.
“I would appeal to those behind this to engage with the positive work which is going on within the area over the summer months.
“Community, youth workers and political representatives are working hard to ensure that there are lots of events on within the Galliagh area over the summer months and I encourage young people to attend these programmes.
“I was at the scene last night and local people are angry that this has happened once again.
“Children are trying to enjoy their summer holidays and don’t need to be playing between the cordons.
“We will continue to provide support for those who need it while the alert continues.”