Bomb squad defuses device in Ballymun
The Army bomb squad has made safe a viable improvised explosive device in Ballymum in Dublin.
The Defence Forces say the suspect device was found near a car parked outside a private residence in the Belclare Area.
Members of the bomb squad arrived shortly after 1am this morning and the area was cordoned off by Gardaí.
A number of houses were also evacuated as a precaution.
The Army Bomb Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion and the area was made safe at around 3.30am.
Gardaí are now investigating the incident.
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