Security Alert In North Belfast Was An 'Elaborate Hoax'

A security alert in north Belfast was an "elaborate hoax", according to the police.

A number of families had to be evacuated from their homes on Monday night at around 11pm, after a suspicious object was found in the Antrim Road area of the city.

The families returned to their homes at around 3am on Tuesday.

Army bomb squad officers examined the object and found it to be a hoax.


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