Tuesday 20 August 2019

Army Bomb Disposal team make safe 'complex' explosive device in Carlow

Bomb Disposal Unit
Bomb Disposal Unit

Sean Nolan

The Army Bomb Disposal Team have made safe what they describe as a "complex viable improvised explosive device" in Carlow this evening.

According to the Defence Forces, they received a request from the gardai to attend a scene in Carlow this evening at 5pm.

After an inspection, the Army Bomb Disposal Team "identified a complex viable improvised explosive device".

It was made safe with a controlled explosion and the scene was declared safe at 6pm.

The remains of the device were taken away for investigation.



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