NI ter­ror suspect held

Halifax Courier - - Uk+world -

A MAN has been ar­rested un­der the Terrorism Act af­ter a se­cu­rity alert in North­ern Ire­land.

Homes were evac­u­ated af­ter part of the Antrim Road in north Belfast was closed by of­fi­cers on Thurs­day.

A num­ber of sus­pi­cious ob­jects were taken away for fur- ther ex­am­i­na­tion, po­lice said. Res­i­dents were later al­lowed to re­turn to their homes.

The man was ar­rested un­der Sec­tion 41 of the Terrorism Act and taken to the se­ri­ous crime suite for ques­tion­ing, a spokes­woman for the Po­lice Ser­vice of North­ern Ire­land said.

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