New Zealand: Suspected pipe bomb leads to Defence Force callout in Temuka

The Defence Force sent an explosive disposal team to a Temuka property on Friday after concerns a pipe bomb had been located in the bedroom of a home in the South Canterbury town.

A New Zealand Defence Force spokesperson confirmed it had sent a team to investigate the matter on Friday night.

“Police have requested the assistance of the NZDF who have removed the device and made it safe.”

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