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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 28 May, 2020

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

Image: Flickr/Irish Defence Forces

AN ARMY BOMB disposal team was called to make bomb-making equipment safe in Dublin this afternoon.

A team rendered safe a find of bomb making components in Phibsboro this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the Army Bomb Disposal Team to the Broadstone area, Phibsboro in response to a request from gardaí.

For public safety, restrictions were placed on buses departing from and arriving to the nearby depot.

In an hour-long operation, the devices were declared safe and handed over to gardaí, who say that no arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

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