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Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable Improvised Explosive Device.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a private residence on Kilcronan Ave., Clondalkin in response to a request from the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 2.00pm and made safe the viable IED which was found outside the building. No controlled explosion was carried out.

The device has been removed to a military installation for further examination, following which it will be handed over to the Gardai.

The scene was declared safe at 3.15pm


Press Release Date:  31 December, 2011

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