Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable Improvised Explosive Device in Tallaght.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Tallaght last night.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to an address at Raheen Drive, Springfield, Tallaght in response to a request by the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 1.05am and removed the device from outside a private residence.

The device was made safe at the scene and removed to a safe location for further analysis, the scene was declared safe at 01.55am.

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

This is the 141st call out for the Bomb Disposal Teams and the 25th viable IED made safe this year.


Press Release Date: Thursday 7th July, 2011

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