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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C
David Jones via File photo

Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this morning

The suspicious device was found in Drimnagh.

THE DEFENCE FORCES has made safe a viable device found in Dublin this morning.

Following a request from An Garda Síochána, the Army Bomb Disposal Team was this morning tasked to investigate a suspicious item found in Drimnagh, Dublin 12. 

The team arrived at the scene at around 10am.

On arrival, a cordon was established and maintained for the duration of the operation. 

A viable device was identified, made safe and removed for further examination. 

The team left the scene just after 11.30am. 

Members of the public who encounter suspicious items or hazardous substances are advised to maintain a safe distance and inform An Garda Síochána. 

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