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Bomb found in Cork city park

An army bomb squad was called to the scene, after a suspect device was discovered.

An army bomb disposal expert at work
An army bomb disposal expert at work
Image: Defence Forces

A VIABLE BOMB has been rendered safe by Defence Forces experts in Cork City this afternoon.

The bomb squad were called in by Gardaí after a suspect device was found at a public park in the Boreenmanna area.

The team were at the scene for less than half an hour from 12.40pm, a Defence Forces spokesperson said.

The device was disabled without the need to a controlled explosion.

Gardaí have launched an investigation.

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