Bomb defused in south Belfast alert

Army bomb experts in attendance at the alert Army bomb experts in attendance at the alert

Army bomb disposal experts have defused a bomb in the Village area of south Belfast.

They were called to Kilburn Street on Tuesday evening following the discovery of a suspicious object.

A number of homes were evacuated while the Army carried out a controlled explosion on what police described as a "viable explosive device".

Residents were allowed to return to their homes shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the bomb to contact them.

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