News Ireland Security alert closes road near barracks in Belfast

Security alert closes road near barracks in Belfast

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Police are at the scene of a security alert on the outskirts of Belfast.

A section of the Old Holywood Road near the Palace Barracks was closed to traffic just before 10am on Saturday.

Motorists have been advised to seek alternative routes.

A PSNI spokesman said they could give no further details at this stage.

A number of British army units are based at the barracks.

It also hosts MI5’s headquarters in the North.

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