Pipe bomb found amid north Belfast alert

Published Monday, 11 November 2013
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A viable pipe bomb has been found in north Belfast.

Pipe bomb found amid north Belfast alert
The area has been cordoned off due to the security alert. (© Pacemaker)

Spamount Street was closed to traffic and homes evacuated on Monday morning while police and army bomb experts dealt with a suspect object.

The alert ended in the afternoon and residents were allowed to return to their homes.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident - or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the Spamount Street area - to contact them.

© UTV News
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3 Comments
Snowy in Ardoyne. Ireland wrote (158 days ago):
The bunch of hypocritical moran idiots at it again. You would be better off standing up the Woodvale with them other bunch of fool's Do you ever know what you lot are doing? Thugs; a pack of thugs and gangsters. And the best about it is someone is sitting in their own cosy house throwing out these orders to a bunch of kids; Call yourselves Irish men? a bunch of arm chair hooligans the lot of you. All you lot are doing is sending young kids to jail. You haven't even the guts to go out and do it yourselves Cowardly thugs.
Belfast in Belfast wrote (159 days ago):
Would someone like to explane to me why the hell all these bomb alerts is happening every day of the week this country is being held to ransom by terrorists no other country would stand for this. not even safe to go out of your home.do these so called peacemakers in stormount really expect the people of n. Ireland to vote for them when they cant even stand the look of each other.EPIC FAIL
Sunny in Belfast wrote (159 days ago):
Dissident Republicans and Loyalists who want to drag us back to The Troubles, pre-agreement need to learn as a people we want to move forwards not backwards!!
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