Ormeau Road in south Belfast bomb alert declared hoax

Ormeau Road The alert was sparked by the discovery of a suspicious object on the Ormeau Road

The Ormeau Road in south Belfast has been reopened following a bomb alert which turned out to be a hoax.

Army bomb officers were called on Sunday evening after a suspicious object was found.

They carried out a controlled explosion.

Diversions were in place at Ormeau embankment, Stranmillis embankment and Delhi Street.

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