29/11/2013

Security Alert Ends In West Belfast

A security alert in west Belfast has ended after nothing untoward was found.

Army bomb experts were called to St Mary's Gardens in the Beechmount area around 9.30pm on Thursday night to examine a car.

Some 100 homes were evacuated during the alert, with residents being moved to a nearby community centre.

After examining the suspect vehicle, army bomb experts declared nothing had been found.

The alert ended just before 6am this morning (Friday) with residents allowed to return home.

(JP/CD)

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