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Pipe bomb explodes outside Belfast house

Nobody was injured in the blast.

File photo of Kenilworth Place
File photo of Kenilworth Place
Image: Google Streetview

AN EXPLOSION OUTSIDE a house in east Belfast last night was caused by a pipe bomb-type device, PSNI said this morning.

Army technical officers have taken parts of the device away for further examination.

Police were tasked to the site at Kenilworth Place at 8.38pm yesterday and the area was evacuated.

No one was in the house at the time of the blast and there were no injuries reported.

The security alert has been declared over and residents have returned to their homes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the PSNI.

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