Police have evacuated houses in Niddrie after a suspicious package was discovered in a flat earlier today.
The discovery was made just after 4.00pm today in a flat in Niddrie House Square.
A specialist bomb disposal team from the Army are currently on scene.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police attended an address after concern was raised over a suspicious package in a flat.
“We have evcuated homes and the incident is still ongoing.”