Northern Ireland

Alliance Parade, Belfast: House is gutted in arson attack

Alliance Parade, Belfast
Image caption The attack happened at a house in Alliance Parade in Belfast

A house in north Belfast has been gutted in an arson attack.

The incident at Alliance Parade was reported shortly before 04:00 BST on Saturday.

Police said it is "believed that someone broke into the house and deliberately set it on fire".

They said there was no-one in the house at the time.