Suspect device found on Crumlin Road in north Belfast

bomb alert The suspect device was found shortly before an Apprentice Boys parade

Police have found a suspect device on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast during a search of the area.

In a statement earlier on Monday the PSNI said the device was viable but have since issued a retraction.

The suspect device was discovered shortly before an Apprentice Boys parade was due to pass the Ardoyne shops.

It has been taken away for further examination.

More Northern Ireland stories



  • Firth of Forth bridgeWhat came Firth?

    How the Forth was crossed before the famous bridge

  • Petrol pumpPumping up

    Why are petrol prices rising again?

  • Image of George from Tube CrushTube crush

    How London's male commuters set Chinese hearts racing

  • Elderly manSuicide decline

    The number of old people killing themselves has fallen. Why?

  • TricycleTreasure trove

    The lost property shop stuffed with diamonds, bikes... and a leg

Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.