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Gardaí probe pipe bomb attack outside Dublin home

Nobody was injured in the incident.

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a pipe bomb exploded outside a house in Dublin’s north inner city. 

The device was left under the bonnet of a van on Hawthorn Avenue in East Wall, where it exploded last last night. Damage was done to a vehicle and a nearby house.

The Defence Forces were called to the scene of the incident and removed a number of other suspected viable devices. 

A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí are investigating an incident which occurred at Hawthorn Avenue, East Wall, Dublin 3 at approximately 11.10pm last night, Sunday 25 November.

“A van was discovered on fire at this location, following further investigation by gardaí a number of items were discovered at the scene, Defence Forces EOD were contacted and made safe a number of suspicious items which were located at the scene which were believed to be viable devices.”

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing. 

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