Viable device made safe in Dublin14/06/2012 - 17:26:35
An army bomb disposal team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Clonsilla, Dublin this afternoon.
The Defence Forces deployed the team to a residential estate in the Willow Wood area of Clonsilla following a request from the gardai.
The team arrived on scene at 3.10pm and examined the device which had been placed through the letterbox of a private residence.
The viable IED was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion; the scene was declared safe at 3.45pm
The device has been removed to a secure military location for further analysis after which it will then be handed over to the gardaí.
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