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15/03/2017

Two Explosive Devices Made Safe In Co Kildare

An investigation has been launched into the discovery of two explosive devices in County Kildare on Tuesday 14 March.

Gardaí called for Army Bomb Disposal experts following the discovery of two suspicious devices in Carbury at around 6.30pm.

Following an assessment, the Army Bomb Disposal team made both devices safe and they were removed for further examination.

A number of houses in Carbury were evacuated during the operation. Residents were allowed to return to their homes shortly after 8pm.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information relating to the devices to contact them.

(MH/JP)

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