Northern Ireland

Residents return to east Belfast homes as alert ends

The suspicious object was found outside a house in London Street, off the Ravenhill Road
Image caption The suspicious object was found outside a house in London Street, off the Ravenhill Road

A security alert in east Belfast has ended.

A number of homes were evacuated after a suspicious object was found outside a house in London Street off the Ravenhill Road.

A number of items have been removed by the army for further examination.

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes.