A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in north Belfast.
Army bomb experts were sent to the scene of the alert in the Spamount Street of the city after reports of a suspect object
A number of homes were also evacuated, with Spamount Street closed to traffic between North Queen Street and Lepper Street for a time.
All areas have since reopened.
Bomb experts declared the object as a 'viable pipe bomb type device'.