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Nothing untoward is found after teatime bomb alert

By Rebecca Black

Published 22/07/2015

A Police search
A Police search

A security operation that followed the discovery of a suspicious object in north Belfast came to an end at teatime yesterday without incident.

An object was spotted at the junction of Brougham Street and North Queen Street shortly before 1pm.

A number of residents were forced to evacuate their homes as the device was dealt with by the security forces.

A number of traffic diversions had to be put in place, causing inconvenience to motorists.

Following an examination of the suspect item by Army bomb officers, police confirmed nothing untoward had been found.

The alert came to an end just after 4.30pm when residents were allowed to return home and roads were reopened.

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