Northern Ireland

Suspect devices in Belfast alert were hoaxes

Police tape
Image caption The security alert is at Ross Road in west Belfast

Two suspect devices which prompted a security alert in west Belfast have been declared hoaxes.

A number of people were moved out of their homes due to the alert in the Falls Road area.

Army bomb experts were tasked to deal with the suspect devices at Ross Road.

The alert began at 0200 BST. Divis Community Hall was opened to accommodate residents.