UPDATED: GARDAÍ AT SCENE OF ‘PIPE BOMB’ ALERT

first_imgUPDATED: Gardaí have sealed off the scene of a suspicious device in Inishowen this evening.The bomb alert is close to a cafe in Burnfoot at the Gala Filling Station.Defence Forces experts have been informed of the incident. Gardaí responded after a tip-off from a member of the public.Officers have now sealed off the scene.“It’s not clear if this is a viable device or not, but Gardai are not taking any chances,” said one source.The device looks like a pipe bomb, but whether it is viable or not isn’t clear at this stage. Gardaí investigating previous incidents are already following a definite line of enquiry.Due to the nature of those investigations, officers are of the belief that the pipe bomb is viable. UPDATED: GARDAÍ AT SCENE OF ‘PIPE BOMB’ ALERT was last modified: February 17th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bomb alertBurnfootsuspicious devicelast_img read more