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Controlled explosion on alert car

Scene of alert in east Belfast
A controlled explosion was carried out in east Belfast

A number of residents were moved from their homes during a security alert in east Belfast on Sunday night.

The Army was called after reports of a loud bang from a car in the driveway of a house at Ormiston Crescent, off the Upper Newtownards Road.

The area was declared safe after Army technical officers examined the car and carried out a controlled explosion.

A police spokeswoman said "nothing untoward was found" during the alert.



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