Slovak authorities apologise for explosive after details emerge of 'bizarre' telex
Slovak authorities have formally apologised to the Irish Government for the security blunder which led to a commercial explosive being flown into this country.
The head of Slovakia's border police has offered his resignation over the incident which caused a major security alert in Dublin yesterday.
It has also emerged today that a warning, of sorts, was sent about the explosive material.
A telex was sent to the Dublin Airport office of baggage handling firm Servisair, stating that a sample of explosive was in a black backpack onboard a flight.