Upper Springfield Road reopened after police searches uncover suspected firearm
The Upper Springfield Road in Belfast has reopened after police returned to the area to conduct further searches.
The PSNI said officers recovered a suspected firearm which was taken away for examination.
The road in west Belfast was closed in both directions on Wednesday at around 5pm before reopening at around 10.30pm.
Police carried out searches in the area and found nothing on Tuesday.
They appealed for the public to call 101 if they spot anything suspicious.
Another night of traffic chaos in West Belfast due to possible suspicious object on Upper Springfield Rd @SDLPlive— Tim Attwood (@cllrtimattwood) October 25, 2017
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