Road closed in both directions after suspicious object found

Bomb scare
Bomb scare

The Springfield Road in west Belfast has been closed in both directions between Dunboyne Park and the West Circular Road roundabout following the discovery of a suspicious object in the area.

Diversions are in place but motorists are asked to use alternative routes if possible.

The scene of the bomb scare

The scene of the bomb scare

There are no further details at present.