31 Mar 2014 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Rendered Safe A Viable Improvised Explosive Device.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Gurranabraher, Cork this evening.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in response to a request from An Garda Sí­ochána after a suspect device was found outside a private residence in the Churchfield area of Cork by a member of the public.

The team arrived on scene at 6.20pm. The device was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion and was brought to a secure military location for further examination. All component parts and items of an evidential nature will be handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation into the incident.

The scene was declared safe at 7.20 pm.


Press Release Date: 31 Mar 2014

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