Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Maynooth.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device overnight in Maynooth, Co. Kildare

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a bus stop on the outskirts of Maynooth, Co. Kildare in response to a request by the Gardai. A viable IED which was located in the luggage compartment of a bus was made safe. A controlled explosion was carried out.

The team arrived on scene at 11.10pm last night, the scene was declared safe at 1.55am. The remains of the device were handed over to the Gardai for their investigations.

 


Press Release Date: Tuesday 17th May, 2011

 

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