Page last updated at 15:56 GMT, Tuesday, 4 November 2008

'Crude device' explodes in house

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Another alert in Belfast is continuing

A "crude device" has exploded at a house in south Belfast, the police have said.

Three people in the house on Donegall Road escaped injury when the device, which caused minor blast damage, was put through the letter box on Monday.

A number of items have been removed for further examination.

Other alerts in the Whiterock area of west Belfast and in the Greencastle area of north Belfast have been declared hoaxes.



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