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Security alert in west Belfast

Bomb squad tasked to examine suspicious object shortly after an earlier alert in north of city was declared a hoax

Police are currently in attendance at a security alert in the Cavanmore Gardens area of west Belfast following the discovery of a suspicious object.

Bomb disposal experts have been tasked and local diversions are in place.

De La Salle College remains open, with entry via the Ramoan Gardens entrance.

Meanwhile an earlier security alert in the Wall Street area of north Belfast has ended after the bomb squad examined a suspicious object and declared it a hoax.

All roads have been re-opened and residents allowed back to their homes.

The object has been taken away for further examination.

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