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Houses evacuated after suspected explosive device is found in Drogheda

Gardaí are at the scene.

File photo of a member of an Army bomb disposal team
File photo of a member of an Army bomb disposal team
Image: Defence Forces/Flickr

A NUMBER OF houses have been evacuated in Drogheda, Co Louth following the discovery of a suspected explosive device.

The device was found at a residence at Moneymore housing estate shortly after 7pm.

The area has been cordoned off and gardaí are at the scene. An Army explosive ordnance disposal team has been requested.

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