Monday 14 January 2013 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Makes Safe Four Viable Improvised Explosive Devices .

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe four viable Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) near the Malahide Road, Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed a team to some waste ground off the Malahide Road, Dublin following a request from the Gardaí­; the area had been cordoned off earlier.

The team arrived on scene at 2.20 pm and examined the IEDs which were found as part of a Garda Sí­ochána Operation in the area.

The viable devices were made safe in situ without the need for a controlled explosion and subsequently removed to a secure military location for further examination. The scene was declared safe at 3.10 pm.

The remains of the devices will be handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist in their investigations.  

Press Release Date:  14 January, 2013

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