Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found during security alert in Frankhill Drive, Carryduff

The scene of the alert at Frankhill Drive
Image caption The scene of the alert at Frankhill Drive, Carryduff

A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Carryduff, County Down.

Bomb disposal officers were called to examine a suspicious object in Frankhill Drive on Tuesday morning.

A small number of people had to leave their homes during the alert. They have now been allowed to return.

Police have taken the pipe bomb away for examination.