Saturday 27 December 2014

Pipe bomb found near primary school

Published 15/02/2013 | 11:06

The device was found in the Forthriver Road area of Belfast
The device was found in the Forthriver Road area of Belfast

A pipe bomb has been discovered close to a primary school in Belfast.

The device was found in the Forthriver Road area in the north of the city on Thursday afternoon, police said.

A suspicious object was discovered by a member of the public at about 3pm in a lane close to Forthriver Primary.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Army technical experts attended and confirmed it to be a viable pipe bomb-type device."

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