Man arrested after west Belfast arms find
A 52-year-old man has been arrested after police searches in west Belfast uncovered guns, ammunition and suspected pipe bomb parts.
Officers found the munitions at a house on Forest Street on Saturday night.
Bomb disposal officers were called in to assist with examining a number of items, including suspected pipe bomb parts.
All items have now been removed for further examination.
As a precaution a number of residents were asked to leave their homes for a short period overnight and Cavendish Street Hall was made available for them.
The arrested man remains in custody at this time assisting police with their enquiries.
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