Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable device .

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Donnybrook over night.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to an address on Eglington Road, Donnybrook, in response to a request by the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 1.25am and made the device safe. No controlled explosion was carried out.

The scene was declared safe at 2.30am, and the device was removed to a military installation for further examination.

This is the 200th call out for Army Bomb Disposal Teams so far this year, and the 40th viable device made safe.


Press Release Date: Tuesday 11th October, 2011

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