CRIMINAL elements are being blamed for an improvised grenade
attack on two men yesterday.
He is also charged with having an AKM assault rifle, a Beretta pistol, a mechanism for an improvised grenade
launcher and 46 bullets with intent to endanger life and a count of possessing a telescopic sight and a balaclava for a terrorist purpose.
When we say pipe bomb we are talking about an improvised grenade
He added: "This was a military grenade, this was not an improvised grenade
Army experts worked in temperatures as low as -6C to make safe the improvised grenade
Bomb disposal experts from the Republic's Defence Forces worked overnight in freezing conditions to make the improvised grenade
Projected Recoilless Improvised Grenade
, or PRIG/Rocket
The two NPAs also yielded two handcuffs, improvised grenades
, improvised explosive devices and 82 pieces of explosives (Super dyne), he said.
RAB commander for the area Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Sazzad Hossain said the militants threw three improvised grenades
as they chased the suspects while three more from a nearby area while they arrested one of the JMB activists with bullet wounds, following the "shootout".
The two NPAs also yielded 2 handcuffs, improvised grenades
, improvised explosive devices and 82 pieces of explosives.
Smith, 39, an unemployed father-of-two from Shanabooley Road, Ballynanty Beg, Limerick pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of two anti-armour drogue bombs containing Semtex, 17 improvised hand grenade bodies, 11 improvised projected grenades and components for improvised grenades
and other bomb making equipment with intent to enable another person to endanger life at Ca- hir, Co Tipperary on January 23 last.