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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 6°C
# Bomb Disposal
Houses evacuated after suspect device was found in Drogheda last night
Gardaí and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team attended the scene.

file-pics-army-bomb-disposal David Jones / Defence Forces via File photo of a member of the Army Bomb Disposal Team. David Jones / Defence Forces via / Defence Forces via

HOUSES WERE EVACUATED in Drogheda last night after a suspect device was discovered at a residential premises in the Moneymore area.

Gardaí attended the scene at approximately 8.30pm yesterday.

The nearby area was evacuated as a precaution and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was requested to attend.

The device has since been removed by the Army EOD team for analysis, and a technical examination of the scene was completed.

Investigations are ongoing.

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