Thursday 24 August 2017

Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team make two suspect devices safe

Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team
Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team
Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team made safe two suspected Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in the Mayfield area of Cork, earlier this evening.

The Defence Forces deployed the Bomb Disposal Team on request from An Garda Síochána. A cordon was established in the surrounding area to ensure public safety.

The Bomb Disposal Team arrived on scene at 2pm, carried out an assessment and proceeded to make safe the two suspect devices. The scene was declared safe at 4pm.

The devices were removed to a secure military installation for further examination.

Material of an evidential nature has been handed over to An Garda Síochána to assist with their investigations.

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