29/10/2015

Pipe Bomb Found In East Belfast

A pipe bomb has been found in east Belfast overnight.

A suspicious object was reported to police in Island Street at around 1.40am on Thursday.

A security operation was launched and army bomb experts found declared it to be a viable bomb-type device.
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No homes were evacuated during the alert and the operation ended shortly before 6am.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/LM)

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