Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb devices found in Belfast, Newtownabbey, Keady

Viable pipe bomb devices have been found during security alerts in west Belfast, Newtownabbey and County Armagh.

The first device was found after Isadore Avenue in the Springfield Road area of Belfast was closed off shortly before 0130 BST.

The second pipe bomb was discovered in the garden of a property at Mayfield Road, Newtownabbey.

Another was found on the Annvale Road in Keady.

A number of homes were evacuated during the security alerts in west Belfast and Newtownabbey.