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Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in central Dublin

Gardaí and an army explosives ordinance disposal team are at the scene at North Strand Road.

AN ARMY BOMB disposal unit has been called to an area in central Dublin this lunchtime after a suspicious device was found.

Gardaí and a Defence Forces explosives ordnance disposal team have been called to North Strand Road in Dublin 1, close to Connolly Station and the IFSC.

The device was found shortly before 11am this morning.

A number of streets in the area have been closed to traffic, which is causing significant disruption in the area.

More as we get it; photo submitted by a reader.

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