Pipe Bomb Found Near School In Belfast

15 February 2013
Pipe Bomb Found Near School In Belfast

A pipe bomb has been discovered close to a primary school in north Belfast.

The device was found in the Forth River Road area in the north of the city on Thursday afternoon, police said.

A suspicious object was discovered by a member of the public at about 3pm in a lane close to Forth River Primary.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Army technical experts attended and confirmed it to be a viable pipe bomb-type device."

The Police Service in Northern Ireland are appealing for information from anyone who noticed anything suspicious to contact them or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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