Man arrested after Belfast explosion; no one injured

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Posted: Jan 27, 2018 6:06 AM

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland police have arrested a suspect after an explosion in east Belfast.

Police said Saturday a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.

Police say no one was injured in the explosion in the Fraser Pass area of east Belfast on Friday night. Chief Inspector Stephen McCauley said the explosion was reported to police at 8:15 p.m. local time.

The suspect has not been charged or identified.

Police are investigating the explosion. Details about the device that was used have not been released.