West Belfast alert declared hoax
Published Saturday, 09 March 2013
A controlled explosion has been carried out on a suspicious object in west Belfast.
Police were called to the area on Friday night. (© UTV)
The item was found in the Divis Street area on Friday evening.
A PSNI spokeswoman said a number of houses were evacuated during the alert.
The area was sealed off for a time.
Army bomb experts, who were tasked to the scene, examined the object and declared it a hoax.
The security alert is over.