Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 30 August 2014

Bomb in roof was wartime mortar

A bomb found in a house in Belfast was a mortar from the Second World War

A bomb discovered in the roof of a house was a Second World War mortar.

The device was found in a house in Belmont Park in east Belfast on Sunday, and the area was cordoned off while Army experts examined the find.

The explosives specialists later confirmed it was a bomb dating from the war period.

Police said the military experts successfully removed the item without incident.

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