Pipe bomb found during Belfast security alert
A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Belfast.
A suspicious object was found in the Island Street area of east Belfast at around 1.40am on Thursday morning.
Following a security alert, army bomb disposal experts declared the object as a viable pipe bomb device.
No homes were evacuated and the alert ended just before 6am this morning.
Police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch.