Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Tesco store security alert 'elaborate hoax'

A security alert which saw shoppers evacuated from a Tesco Extra store in south Belfast has been declared an 'elaborate hoax'.

The Army bomb squad dealt with a suspicious object that was found on the site on Newtownbreda Road.

Inspector Martin Trainor confirmed that army bomb experts  inspected a suspicious object and declared it an elaborate hoax.

The Belvoir Road and Newtownbreda Road and nearby Tesco store have since been re-opened.

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