Monday 19 November 2012 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Makes Safe Viable Improvised Explosive Device.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the early hours of this morning in Firhouse, Dublin.

The Defence Forces deployed to Carrigwood, Firhouse following a request from the Gardai; the area had been cordoned off by the Gardai and local residents were evacuated to a safe location.

The team arrived on scene at 1.10 am and examined the device which was located beside a vehicle parked outside a private residence.

The viable device was rendered safe by means of a controlled explosion and the remains of the device were handed over to the Gardai to assist with their investigations.

The scene was declared safe at 3.10 am.


Press Release Date: Monday 19 November 2012

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