Pipe bomb found near Belfast primary school

Picture: PA

Picture: PA

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

The device was found in the Forthriver Road area in the north of the city yesterday afternoon, police said.

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

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


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