Northern Ireland

Belfast security alert: Man held under terror law freed

Houses were evacuated following the search operation in Moyard Crescent Image copyright Google
Image caption Houses were evacuated following the search operation in Moyard Crescent

A 42-year-old man who was arrested following a search in Belfast on Monday has been released unconditionally.

The man was held under terror legislation after a search operation in Moyard Crescent.

Police said a number of houses were evacuated to "ensure the safety of local residents".

The PSNI said a number of items had been seized in the search and taken away for forensic examination.

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