Ireland: Controlled explosion on grounds of St James’ Hospital after ‘explosive’ chemical discovered

The Defence Forces has carried out a controlled explosion on the grounds of St James’ Hospital in Dublin 8 this morning after chemical material was discovered.

Following a request from An Garda Síochána, an Army Bomb Disposal Team were tasked to investigate the suspected hazardous material at St James’ Hospital. The team arrived at the scene at approximately 7.15am.

On arrival, a cordon was established and maintained for the duration of the operation.

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