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Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Rendered Safe Bomb Component.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a find of bomb making components in Phibsboro this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the Army Bomb Disposal Team to Broadstone, Phibsboro in response to a request from An Garda Sí­ochána.

For public safety restrictions were placed on buses departing from and arriving to the nearby depot.

The team arrived on scene at 12.30 pm. The components were certified as safe at the scene and handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 1.30 pm.

Other types of call outs would include conventional munition destruction such as old grenades discovered by members of the public, unstable chemicals and also suspect devices found to be hoaxes.


Press Release Date:  Thursday 22nd January 2015

For Further Information contact:

Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

Tel: 045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503

Mobile : 087 2482130

E-mail: Press Officer

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