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Investigation underway after discovery of suspected explosive device in Athlone

Nov 14, 2023 09:41 By Shannonside News
Investigation underway after discovery of suspected explosive device in Athlone
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Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the discovery of a suspected explosive device in Athlone last Friday morning.

The device was discovered when Gardaí responded to reports of criminal damage at a house in the town at around 1.40am,

The area was cordoned off and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called in to assist in the operation.

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An examination of the scene was carried out and a number of items were removed for technical examination.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Athlone Garda Station on 090-6498550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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