Army explosives disposal unit called in to deal with two viable explosives discovered at a Drogheda home – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
January 18, 2019

Army explosives disposal unit called in to deal with two viable explosives discovered at a Drogheda home

Gardaí and the Irish Army have confirmed that two viable improvised explosive devices had to be removed from a house in Drogheda on Thursday night.

It is understood the devices which were later disposed at safe site were found inside a house in the Moneymore housing estate late last night.

Gardaí say fifteen houses in total had to be evacuated after the alarm was raised at approximately 10:30pm.

After an extensive search of the property the army explosives unit declared the proper safe at around 11:40pm.

Gardaí say an investigation is underway in order to determine how the devices were left at the premises.

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