Soviet weapon that caused Dublin bomb alert ‘destined for a NI collector’

A decommissioned Soviet mortar launcher seized at Dublin Port may have been destined for a collector in Northern Ireland.

The port was sealed off for several hours yesterday morning over a major security alert after a woman attempted to bring it into the country.

The Army’s bomb squad and anti-terror gardai were called to the scene at around 1am after an Eastern European registered van was stopped by officials.

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Source: Belfast Telegraph