Army bomb experts 'being sent to Belfast blast scene'

UTV News is reporting that Army bomb experts are being sent to the scene of the small explosion in Belfast Cathedral quarter.

There are reports that restaurants and other premises in the area are being evacuated.

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Belfast city centre bomb 'could have killed revellers'

A small explosion in the popular Cathedral Quarter of Belfast could have killed festive partygoers, police have said. Police say a telephone warning made before the blast directed them to the wrong location.