Friday 24 November 2017

Homemade bomb discovered in South Dublin

THE army bomb disposal squad made safe a viable homemade bomb found in Shankill in Dublin last night.

The suspect device was found at a house in the Woodlands Grove area of Shankill.

The bomb disposal team arrived on scene at 6.45 pm. The device was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion and was brought to a military location for further examination. The scene was declared safe at 7.15 pm.

A cordon and road closures were put in place for public safety, while a number of nearby houses were evacuated.

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