Student expelled from school following hoax bomb scare

Date Published : April 28th, 2016    Published By : admin

A student who made a hoax call claiming there was a bomb at his school has been expelled today.

His expulsion followed a garda investigation into the call which was made to gardai last Monday 25th April at approximately 12pm, claiming a bomb was placed at the Christ the King secondary school at Half Moon, Lane in Cork.


Gardaí, the Defence Forces EOD, Cork City Fire Brigade, HSE Ambulances all responded to the alert.

The entire building was evacuated and a search was carried out by gardai and the Army Bomb Squad.

The scene was made safe at around 1.30pm and the incident declared a hoax.

In a follow-up investigation by gardai and school authorities, a student at the school was identified as having made the hoax call and expelled from the school.

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