Pipe bomb explodes at PSNI station

A pipe bomb has exploded in the grounds of a police station in west Belfast.

Agenti PSNI | Police officersArmy bomb experts are examining the remains of the device at Woodburn PSNI station, while further searches are being carried out.

A police spokeswoman said that no roads had been closed or homes evacuated as the bomb was within the confines of the station complex.

Woodburn Station has been the subject of numerous previous attacks.

Most recently, a bus was hijacked during Twelfth of July disturbances and the driver forced to abandon it outside – it was claimed a bomb had been planted on board.