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.
Belfast Telegraph Digital