Major roads closed after reports of a 'suspicious device' found in car
Members of the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit made safe three suspect devices on the Naas to Newbridge Rd after reports a suspicious device found in a car.
The R445 was currently closed at the Bundle of Sticks roundabout.
Kildare Traffic – Naas to Newbridge Rd (R445) closed at the Bundle of Sticks roundabout due to an incident. Gardaí directing traffic— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) February 9, 2017
KILDARE: V heavy on all approaches to Bundle of Sticks due to incident, esp. from J10 on M7 and from Naas Town. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) February 9, 2017
Gardaí were also at the scene and diversions were put in place.
The Defence Forces deployed the Army Bomb Disposal Team on request from An Garda Síochána.
A cordon was established in the surrounding area to ensure public safety.
The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at 4.15pm, carried out an assessment and proceeded to make safe the three suspect devices.
The scene was declared safe at 9.30pm.
The devices have now been removed to a secure military installation for further examination.
Material of an evidential nature will be handed over to An Garda Síochána.