UPDATED NEWS….SECURITY ALERTS IN NORTH AND WEST BELFAST

Police are dealing with security alerts in north and west Belfast

Police are dealing with security alerts in north and west Belfast

POLICE are dealing with two more security alerts in Belfast on Monday morning.

A suspicious object has been found at Old Brewery Lane area near the Glen Road in west Belfast.

The area is now sealed off as Army technical officers have been tasked to the scene to examine the object.

In North Belfast, a suspicious object has been found at Brae Hill Link on the Crumlin Road.

The road is now closed while police await the arrival of an army bomb disposal unit.

A number of homes have been evacuated as a precaution.

Earlier, the M1 was shut for several hours following a security alert at Kennedy away.

The motorway has since been re-opened but it caused massive tailbacks for motorists heading into Belfast.

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