Second viable explosive device found in Belfast


March 5, 2016

A security alert sparked by what police called a “suspicious object” in Glencolin Walk ended shortly before 10pm after several hours.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) tweeted: “Security alert at Glencolin Walk, Belfast has ended. Suspicious object declared viable device. Glen Road has been reopened.”

Earlier, homeowners were evacuated as specialist officers removed another “viable device” from Ramoan Drive.

Inspector Mark Cavanagh said: “ATO (a mmunition technical officers) examined a suspicious object and declared it a viable device. It has been taken away for further examination. ”

 

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