I wish I were making this up.
Explosive reached Ireland after failed test
A quantity of explosive, found in a flat on Dorset Street in Dublin this morning, was brought into the country following a failed security operation in Slovakia.
The explosive was one of eight pieces of contraband planted by the authorities in the luggage of unsuspecting passengers at Bratislava Airport in Slovakia last weekend as part of a test of security procedures.
Seven were detected by airport security, but the eighth – 90g of research development explosive or RDX – was put in the luggage of a Slovakian electrician who lives and works in Dublin.
h/t to Cryptogon.
Here’s the choice bit. How would you like to be this guy?
The 49-year-old unwittingly brought the material to Dublin when he returned from Christmas holidays.
With “authorities” like these, who needs terrorists?