Five suspected pipe bombs made safe in Offaly

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Five suspected pipe bombs have been made safe in Co Offaly.

Gardaí called the Army Bomb Disposal Team to investigate suspect devices at a premises on the Dublin Road in Edenderry just after 9pm last night.

A number of nearby buildings were evacuated.

Five suspected pipe-bombs were identified, made safe and removed for further examination.

The team left the scene just after 11pm.

More to follow.

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