18 September 2013 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Renders Two Viable Improvised Explosive Devices Safe.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in response to a request from An Garda Sí­ochána after two suspect devices were found on a green field site adjacent to the river in Annacotty.

The team arrived on scene at 1 pm. After an initial assessment, the devices were confirmed as viable and were taken to a safe military location for further technical examination and exploitation. The scene was declared safe at 3 pm.

All component parts and evidence will be handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation into the incident.

Press Release Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2013

For further information contact:

Press Officer: Comdt. Denis Hanly

Tel: 045 49 2502, 045 49 2503

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