Hoax alert in east Belfast
Published Thursday, 14 March 2013
A security alert in east Belfast, sparked by the discovery of a suspect object, has been declared a hoax by police.
Police have been called in east Belfast. (© UTV)
The PSNI were called to the Ravenhill Road, close to the Short Strand, on Wednesday evening at around 9.10pm.
Army bomb experts attended and a controlled explosion was carried out, police said.
The suspicious object was declared a hoax a short time later and the area was reopened to traffic.