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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 File photo of a member of the Army Bomb Disposal Team. Source: David Jones/Defence Forces via RollingNews.ie

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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