Northern Ireland

North Belfast security alert: Pipe bomb parts are found

The alert was in Etna Drive in north Belfast
Image caption The alert was in Etna Drive in north Belfast

A number of component parts for pipe bombs have been found during a security alert in north Belfast.

Police said the parts had been found in a bag in Etna Street.

They have been removed for examination.

Earlier, a number of controlled explosions were carried out by army bomb experts. People were also moved from their homes. The alert is now over.

Image caption The parts were removed for examination