Wednesday 22 November 2017

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.

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