12.47am: Bomb scare causes suspension of vote counting in East Londonderry and Foyle

A BOMB scare has caused the vote counting in the Northern Irish constituencies of East Londonderry and Foyle to be suspended. A suspicious car was abandoned at Templemore Sports Complex in Londonderry. A controlled explosion was carried out shortly after

A BOMB scare has caused the vote counting in the Northern Irish constituencies of East Londonderry and Foyle to be suspended.

A suspicious car was abandoned at Templemore Sports Complex in Londonderry.

A controlled explosion was carried out shortly after midnight and the area has been declared safe.

Northern Ireland's assistant chief electoral officer, Graham Shields, said the counts could be suspended until the morning.