Three arrested in Ireland after car bomb discovered

Published 29 September 2011

On Monday, U.K. officials arrested three men after police found a bomb in a car in Northern Ireland; the three men were apprehended in Derry, near the border with the Irish Republic; Chief Inspector Jon Burrow, Northern Ireland’s district commander, said, “I am in no doubt had the device exploded it could have injured or maimed innocent members of the public and it is due to the efficient evacuations set in place in the surrounding areas that no one came to any harm”; military explosives experts were called in to help defuse the bomb

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