Thursday 14 June, 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 Clonsilla, Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to a residential estate in the Willow Wood area of Clonsilla following a request from the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 3.10pm and examined the device which had been placed through the letterbox of a private residence.

The viable IED was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion; the scene was declared safe at 3.45pm

The device has been removed to a secure military location for further analysis after which it will then be handed over to the Gardai.

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Press Release Date:  14 June, 2012

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