Gardai uncover three pipe bombs in overnight raid
Gardai uncovered three pipe bombs and ammunition in a house raid in Limerick last night.
An investigation is underway into the discovery of “a number of suspect devices and a small amount of ammunition” following the search of an unoccupied house at Ballysheedy East in Limerick at 2.45am, gardai say.
The three devices and shotgun cartridges were discovered during a planned search at the house.
Gardai requested an Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to make the devices safe.
The area is sealed off for a forensic technical examination and the devices have been removed for technical and ballistics tests.