Dublin: Controlled explosion carried out after hand grenade discovered at Royal Canal


An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion after a historical hand grenade was discovered at the Royal Canal this afternoon.

Emergency services raced to the scene after the device was discovered between Cross Guns Bridge and Broombridge at around 2pm.

The area was sealed off by gardai while the Army EOD team made the grenade safe.

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Source: DublinLive