'Viable device' found after Belfast security alert

A viable device has been found during a security alert in the Markets area of Belfast.

Inspector Ian McCormick said: "Army technical officers attended the scene and have described the suspicious object as a viable device.

"It has been taken away for further examination."

No-one had to leave their homes during the police operation in Stanfield Place, which has now ended.


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