Army Bomb Disposal Team Renders Safe Five Improvised Explosive Devices.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe five improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which were found in an isolated location in Tulla, County Clare this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed a Team in response to a request from Gardai and they arrived on scene at 1130am.

The Team examined the devices in location and rendered them safe. They were technically examined and then handed over to the Gardai for further investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 2pm and the Team returned to base.

This is the fifteenth call out of an Army Bomb Disposal Team this year, the second in the last twenty four hours and the fourth call out involving viable IEDs in 2012.

Press Release Date:  26 January, 2012

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