Pipebombs Made Safe At Ammo Dump

A bomb disposal team has made safe a number of devices found along with a host of firearms and ammunition in Limerick.

The Army bomb disposal team were called following the arms find in the Childers Road area of the city.

As part of the ongoing investigation into serious crime in the Roxboro Road Garda District area, two sawn off shotguns, a rifle and a quantity of ammunition were found. A suspect package was also recovered and the Army Explosive Ordnance Team was requested.

After completing their examination of the package, the EOD team discerned the package contained what was described as four viable pipe bombs.

Gardai are continuing to investigate the origins and source of the firearms and explosives found.


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