VIABLE PIPE BOMB FOUND NEAR NORTH BELFAST PRIMARY SCHOOL

Army bomb experts defuse viable device in north Belfast

Army bomb experts defuse viable device in north Belfast

A VIABLE pipe bomb defused in north Belfast was found near a primary school, the police have said.

Army bomb experts were called to examine a suspicious object on Thursday evening and roads were closed in the area.

Following an exmanination, ATO defused the device and later roads were re-opened.

Police have now revealed that the device was found close to Forthriver Primary School.

It said that a member of the public spotted the device in a laneway.

The PSNI said the device was viable and had been taken away for examination.

Last week, a deadly device was left near Kitchener Street off the Donegall Road in south Belfast.

 

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