Viable explosive device made safe in Rathangan residential area
on 05/10/2012 09:23:34
The Defence Forces deployed to a residential area in Rathangan following a request from gardaí.
The area had been cordoned off by gardaí and local residents were evacuated.
The team arrived on scene at 11.30pm and examined the device which was located outside a private residence.
The viable device was made safe by means of a controlled explosion.
The remains of the device were handed over to gardaí to assist with their investigations.
The scene was declared safe at 1.45am.