Dunmurry alert 'an elaborate hoax'

Published Tuesday, 04 June 2013
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

A security alert in west Belfast has been described by police as "an elaborate hoax."

Dunmurry alert 'an elaborate hoax'
Bomb squad officers are at the scene. (© UTV)

A suspicious object was discovered outside a house in the Summerhill Walk area of Dunmurry on Tuesday afternoon causing police to evacuate several homes.

Army bomb squad officers attended the scene and carried out a controlled explosion.

A police statement said: "All evacuated residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

"The object has been taken away for further forensic examination."

Police are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the Summerhill Walk area to contact them.

© UTV News
Comments Comments
1 Comments
Taxi Paul in Belfast wrote (443 days ago):
Its nice to learn something new. I have been a taxi driver for years and could have sworn Summerhill Walk was in Twinbrook. Why is it Twinbrook, Poleglass and Lagmore always get referred to as Dunmurry?
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
July sunshine
Thu 24 July 2014
Strangford rescue
Mon 11 August 2014
Tributes to Gerry Anderson
Thu 21 August 2014