Two suspected bombs discovered in Limerick

Two suspected bombs were discovered in Limerick this afternoon.

The Army Bomb Disposal team arrived on the scene in Roxboro at 4.10pm.

A number of houses were evacuated and a cordon was put in place while the devices were made safe.

The scene was declared safe at 5.45pm after the devices had been removed to a secure military installation for further examination.

Any evidence will handed over to An Garda Síochána to help them with their investigations.

File photo.

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