Controlled explosion carried out on suspicious object

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Ammunition Technical Officers (ATO) have carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object found during a security alert near Dunmurry.

Police officers and Army personnel were called to Colin Glen Forest Park on Friday evening and the area was cordoned off for a time while investigations took place.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “ATO carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious object in the Colinglen Road area of Dunmurry last night (April 28). The area returned to normal around 9.30pm.”

There are no further details at this time.