Tuesday 2 October 2012 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Make Safe Old Ammunition .

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe an old piece of ammunition found by engineers doing river drainage works in Stillorgan this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the Team to the Stillorgan Grove Area following a request by Gardai shortly after 2pm.

The badly corroded projectile was found by engineers doing river drainage works, it appeared to have been in the location for a considerable period of time. The projectile was examined in situ and rendered safe for transport. It has now been brought to a secure military location for further examination.

It is expected that the projectile will be destroyed by controlled explosion later today.

The scene was declared safe shortly after 2.30pm    

Press Release Date: 2 October 2012

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