Several houses evacuated after ‘viable explosive device’ discovered in Drogheda

The army’s bomb squad has made safe a viable improvised explosive device (IED) in Drogheda.

The Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was deployed to a residential area in the Co Louth town last night.

After the team arrived at the scene at 11.40pm, a cordon was put in place and several houses were evacuated ‘to ensure public safety’.

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