Army Bomb Disposal Team make safe viable IED in Ballyfermot.

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An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Ballyfermot, Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a residence in Rossmore Drive, Ballyfermot in response to a request by the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 11.50 am and removed the device from outside a private residence.

The scene was declared safe at 1.15pm and the device was removed to a secure location for further examination. The remains of the device will then be handed over to the Gardai for their investigations.

This is the 62nd call out for Bomb Disposal Teams so far this year and the seventh viable Improvised Explosive Device made safe.




Press Release Date: Wednesday 13 April 2011, 4.45pm


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