Bomb Disposal Team make Limerick IED safe

Bomb Disposal Team make Limerick IED safe

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick.

A team from the Defence Forces went to the scene at The Five Crosses Road in Rathkeale just after midday, following a request from the Gardai.

The Disposal team found the device in a roadside ditch, and a controlled explosion was carried out.

The remains of the device have been handed over to Gardai for further investigation.

Gardaí evacuated local residents for a time but it is understood they will now be allowed to return to their homes.


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