Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe three viable Improvised Explosive Devices overnight.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe three viable Improvised Explosive Devices in Dublin overnight.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to an area of waste ground off Rathoath Rd. in Finglas in response to a request by the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 10.50pm and made the devices safe.

The devices were removed to a military installation for further examination, and the scene was declared safe at 11.55pm.

This is the 166th call out for Bomb Disposal Teams so far this year. 30 viable IEDs have been made safe this year to date, along with unstable chemicals, unexploded ordnance and bomb making material.


Press Release Date: Tuesday 1st September, 2011

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