Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

Pipe bomb found near primary school

The device was found in the Forthriver Road area of Belfast
The device was found in the Forthriver Road area of Belfast

A pipe bomb has been discovered close to a primary school in Belfast.

The device was found in the Forthriver Road area in the north of the city on Thursday afternoon, police said.

A suspicious object was discovered by a member of the public at about 3pm in a lane close to Forthriver Primary.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Army technical experts attended and confirmed it to be a viable pipe bomb-type device."

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