Priest alerts police to device 'designed to kill officers' in Belfast

Priest alerts police to device 'designed to kill officers' in Belfast

Police have found a suspect device in north Belfast, after a priest received a phone call claiming a device was left for officers, but had not detonated.

Officers searched the area before carrying out a controlled explosion.

A senior police chief says the bomb was "designed to kill officers".

Security alerts have caused widespread disruption across the province.

Two people on a motorbike threw a pipe bomb into the garden of a home on Island Street in east Belfast. The bike was later found.

There is also an on-going security alert in Bramptom Park.


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