Bag of 28 pipe bombs and bomb parts found in Belfast river

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(BBC) – A bag containing 28 pipe bombs; an improvised under-car bomb; two grenades and other bomb-making equipment has been found in Belfast’s River Lagan last Thursday.

The list of munitions recovered by the PSNI included: 28 suspected pipe bombs, one under-vehicle improvised explosive device, components for use in coffee-jar bombs, two improvised grenades, component for an improvised grenade launcher, an improvised smoke grenade.

An Ammunition Technical Officer (ATO) carried out an examination of the objects at the scene on Thursday night and the weapons have been taken away for extensive forensic examination. It is now being investigated by the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit.

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