Saturday 20 September 2014 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Rendered Safe a Viable IED.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Old Court area of Bray, Co. Wicklow last night.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team after a suspect device was found at a private residence.

A cordon and road closures were put in place for public safety and a number of nearby houses were evacuated.

The team arrived on scene at 8.50 pm. The device was removed to a safe military location where it was dismantled and confirmed as a viable IED.

Items of an evidential nature will be handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 9.40 pm.


Press Release Date: Saturday 20 September 2014

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Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

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