Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable IED in Dun Laoghaire.

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An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Dún-Laoghaire, Co. Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a pedestrian bridge over the DART line on the Old Dún-Laoghaire Road in response to a request by the Gardai.

The device has been initially classified as a 'find', i.e. it has been assessed that it was being stored at the location at which it was found.

The team arrived on scene at 1.25pm, the scene was declared safe at 2.50pm and the device was removed to a secure military location for further examination. 

The remains of the device will  be handed over to the Gardai for their investigations.

This is the 67th call out for Bomb Disposal Teams so far this year and the 10th viable Improvised Explosive Device made safe.


Press Release Date:       Monday 18th April, 2011


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