Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable Improvised Explosive Device on Ballyfermot Rd..

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device that was removed from a car on the Ballyfermot Rd., Dublin last night.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to Ballyfermot Rd. in response to a request by the Gardai, the team arrived on scene at 12.10am.

The device was made safe at the scene and then removed to a safe military location for further analysis, the scene was declared safe at 01.30am.

The remains of the device have been handed over to the Gardai for their investigations.

This is the 148th call out for the Bomb Disposal Teams and the 26th viable IED made safe by the Defence Forces this year.


Press Release Date: Tuesday 19th July, 2011

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