Sinn Féin MLA for North Belfast, Carál Ní Chuilín has slammed those behind a viable pipe bomb being left at Spamount Street in the New Lodge Area of North Belfast.
Speaking today Ms Ní Chuilín said:
“Those criminal elements who have left a pipe bomb in a busy street have shown utter disregard for this community.
“Spamount Street is populated with families, many with young children and young people, some of whom had to be evacuated from their homes.
“To leave a viable device is more than reckless, it is endangering the lives of the people who live here. I would appeal to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious to report it to the PSNI.”