BREAKING NEWS: TWO IRISH ARMY SOLDIERS ARRESTED IN PIPE BOMB PROBE

first_imgBREAKING Exclusive: ARMED Gardai have arrested two Defence Forces personnel in relation to dissident terrorist activity and the discovery of a pipe bomb in Co Donegal.The serving soldiers were arrested in Donegal, who are aged in their late 20s and early 30s, are being held at Buncrana Garda station.The move by Gardai came less than 24 hours after a viable pipe bomb was discovered at premises in Burnfoot. Officers sealed off that scene yesterday after a tip-off.The soldiers are being questioned about that incident.They are also being quizzed about alleged links to a dissident republican group in Derry.It’s understood the Defence Forces have been assisting Gardai with their investigations in recent weeks, amid allegations the two men have dissident contacts across the Border. The pipe bomb investigation is also linked to the discovery of a similar device at Letterkenny Garda Station last year.Forensic experts are examining the device found yesterday for similarities to that bomb.It’s understood the arrests came today as part of fast-moving Garda investigation. BREAKING NEWS: TWO IRISH ARMY SOLDIERS ARRESTED IN PIPE BOMB PROBE was last modified: February 19th, 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:armed gardaiarrestsDefence forcesdonegalpipe bombREVEALED: BUNCRANA ‘PIPE BOMB’ WAS PACKED WITH NAILSlast_img read more

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