Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found in alert at Mallusk Gardens in Antrim

A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in Antrim.

A number of residents of Mallusk Gardens were moved from their homes after a suspicious object was discovered on Tuesday morning.

Army bomb experts were called to the scene to examine the item.

Police have said it was a "viable pipe bomb type device" and it has now been removed for further examination. Residents have returned to their homes.