Northern Ireland Police Say Pipe Bomb Found in North Belfast

Northern Ireland police say they found a bomb after investigating reports that a device had been thrown at a police patrol in north Belfast late yesterday.

A pipe bomb was found in searches in the Old Park area and has been taken away for further examination, a police spokesman said in a recorded message. The area has been closed-off, the unidentified spokesman said, without giving any further information.

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