Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin

Friday 10 January 2014 14.09
Gardaí called in bomb disposal team after device found in Ballymun, Dublin
Gardaí called in bomb disposal team after device found in Ballymun, Dublin

An Army Bomb Disposal team made safe a viable improvised explosive device discovered outside a house in Dublin.

Gardaí called in the Defence Forces after a suspect device was spotted near a vehicle parked outside a private residence in the Belclare area of Ballymun in the early hours of this morning.

Nearby houses were evacuated and the device was made safe in a controlled explosion.

The scene was declared safe at 3.30am and gardaí are investigating the incident.