Bomb alert near Seaview a hoax

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The Army was summoned to north Belfast to deal with a bomb alert on Friday.

The PSNI announced the alert was underway at around 2.30pm in the Northwood Road area, close to Crusaders’ Seapark football stadium.

A number of homes were evacuated and the road closed.

At close to 5pm, the device was declared an elaborate hoax, and residents were then allowed to return.