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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C
Defence Forces

Viable explosive device made safe by army team

The Defence Forces sent a team out to Tallaght following a request from Gardaí.

AN ARMY BOMB disposal team made safe a viable explosive device in Dublin last night.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team to Killinarden in Tallaght following a request from the Gardaí.

The improvised explosive device was found near a vehicle outside a private residence and removed to a secure military installation for further technical examination. No controlled explosion was carried out.

Following forensic exploitation, the device was handed over to Gardaí.

The team arrived to Killinarden at 8.25pm and the scene was declared safe at 9.05pm.

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