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Ireland Christchurch, Dublin sealed off by gardai as 'suspect device found'

17:45  21 october  2019
17:45  21 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Suspect devices have been found at separate locations in Dublin and Offaly. And a bomb disposal team also dealt with a device found under a railway A number of houses have been evacuated in Drogheda, Co Louth after a suspect device was found inside a house searched by gardaí .

Gardaí and the Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal team are currently at the scene.

a large truck on a city street: The army bomb squad has arrived at the scene in Christchurch, Dublin © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited The army bomb squad has arrived at the scene in Christchurch, Dublin Gardai have cordoned off a busy Dublin city centre street following an incident.

Emergency services have rushed to the scene at Christchurch and cordoned off an area.

It’s believed a suspect device has been found in the area. The army bomb disposal team are at the scene, Dublin Live reports. 

Christchurch Place is currently closed from the Castle St Junction to Nicholas St.

a group of people wearing costumes: Gardai have cordoned off the area (stock) © Getty Gardai have cordoned off the area (stock)

A garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí are currently at the scene of an incident at Christchurch Dublin 8. Diversions are in place.

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The suspect device blew up beside a car outside a house at Mellowes Road in Finglas at about 11.15pm, a Garda spokeswoman said. Gardaí have sealed off the area for technical examination and have asked anyone with information to contact Finglas Garda station on 01 666 7500.

A SUSPECT device was found strapped to a car on a housing estate this morning. Gardai and the army bomb squad have rushed to the scene on Greencastle Coolock Garda Station are investigating the findCredit: Crispin Rodwell - The Sun Dublin . The device was attached to one of the car's doors.

"The area is currently cordoned off and the Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal team are currently at the scene and diversions are in place. Investigations are continuing."

AA Roadwatch said: "Christchurch Place is closed from its junction with Castle St to its junction with Nicholas St due to an incident. Traffic is being diverted down Winetavern St and Werbergh St."

DCC's Traffic Management Centre said: "Garda incident at Christchurch Place-Traffic diversions in place-expect delays on all approaches."

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