Incident Summary:

11/13/2015: An explosive device was discovered and defused after being reported in Drumsurn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Oglaigh na hEireann claimed responsibility for the incident and threatened those who utilize the group's name in order to gain an extortion.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Oglaigh na hEireann Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"North-west roads re-open as separate security alerts end," The Irish News, November 28, 2015.
"North West needs a bomb disposal base, claims MP," Belfast Telegraph, November 28, 2015.
"Viable bomb found in Drumsurn 'dissident' alert," UTV, November 13, 2015.