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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 morning.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a derelict building on Ballystruan Lane, just off Ballymun Road in response to a request from the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 10.05am and made safe the viable IED which was found in the building. No controlled explosion was carried out.

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

The scene was declared safe at 11.00am.

This is the 225th call out of Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Teams so far this year and the 53rd viable IED made safe.


Press Release Date: 30 November, 2011

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