Army defuses historic artillery shell in Waterford

Army defuses historic artillery shell in Waterford

The Army bomb disposal team has made safe an historic artillery shell in Co. Waterford.

The historic shell was found in a residential area of Dunmore East this afternoon.

The Army bomb disposal team was called to the scene following a request from Gardaí, when a suspicious device was discovered by members of the public.

Some local residents were evacuated from their homes as a safety precaution, and a cordon was put in place.

The Defence Forces are appealing to members of the public who come across historic explosives or weapons to contact gardaí, and maintain a safe distance from the device.


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