Homes evacuated in Belfast over bomb fears

Part of the Upper Newtownards Road has been closed between the Knock traffic lights and Cabin Hill Park on Sunday afternoon.

A number of homes have been evacuated, with Stormont Presbyterian Church made available for those affected.

Police area the scene and diversions are in place.

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Police are currently attending a security alert at Upper Newtownards Rd in East Belfast. Part of the road is closed, diversions are in place

There have been reports that this is due to a bomb found under a police officer's car.

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