Northern Ireland: Bag of 28 pipe bombs and bomb parts found in River Lagan

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.

The holdall bag was discovered in the water near the city centre on Thursday, while the river was being dredged.

Police were called to the scene shortly after 16:00 GMT and officers closed Queen Elizabeth Bridge and Lagan Weir footbridge to examine the weapons.

They have described it as a “significant munitions find”.

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Source: BBC News