Army bomb squad disarm suspect device in Drimnagh

Friday 11 July 2014 18.24
Gardaí are investigating the incident and the scene has been declared safe
Gardaí are investigating the incident and the scene has been declared safe

A suspect device has been disarmed by the army bomb disposal team in Drimnagh, Dublin.

The device was found outside a house in a residential area of Drimnagh, near Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital.

A number of nearby houses were evacuated and road closures were put in place.

The device was identified as a viable explosive device and was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion.

Gardaí are investigating the incident and the scene has been declared safe.