Pipe bomb thrown at PSNI vehicle in west Belfast

Monday 26 November 2012 23.56
Police officers were responding to a hoax call
Police officers were responding to a hoax call

A pipe bomb has been thrown at a police vehicle in west Belfast while officers were attending a hoax call.

The device did not explode.

The PSNI said the attack happened at Culmore Gardens at 7.30pm.

British army technical officers have been sent to the scene and houses evacuated.