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Westlink and M1 reopened after pipe bomb hoax

Published 28/03/2013

Police closed off the area around the Broadway roundabout
Police closed off the area around the Broadway roundabout

Part of the M1 motorway and the Westlink in Belfast have been reopened after the discovery of a device thought to be a pipe bomb at the city's Broadway roundabout was declared a hoax.

Army bomb experts had attended the scene.

The M1 had been closed from Stockmans Lane to Broadway roundabout, causing major traffic disruption in the area.

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