Dublin residents forced to evacuate after device found04/05/2012 - 07:33:34
A number of Dublin city centre residents had to leave their homes overnight after the discovery of a suspicious device.
The alarm was raised at about 11.40pm last night when gardaí were notified of a car windows being smashed on Forbes Lane off Thomas Street.
The device was found inside the vehicle.
The army bomb disposal team was called out and a number of people were evacuated while they dealt with the incident.
No controlled explosion was carried out and the device has been removed for technical examinations.
The all-clear was given at about 3.30am and people were allowed to return to their homes.
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