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Bomb squad deals with viable device in Tallaght

The Army Bomb Disposal Team says it was called to Donomore Park overnight to deal with a viable device.

File photo of members of the Army Bomb Disposal Unit, which was deployed to Tallaght overnight.
File photo of members of the Army Bomb Disposal Unit, which was deployed to Tallaght overnight.
Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

THE ARMY BOMB Disposal Team was called to Tallaght overnight to deal with a viable improvised explosive device in the area.

The team was deployed by the Defence Forces, in response to a request by the Gardaí, to a residential area at Donomore Park at around 12:30am.

The suspicious device was made safe without a controlled explosion, and removed to a military base for further examinations.

The scene was declared safe at 1am.

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