Army bomb disposal team responds to two IEDs in Cavan

Viable improvised explosive devices found at a derelict house in the Aughnaskerry area

An Army bomb disposal team has made safe two viable improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at a derelict house outside Cavan town. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

An Army bomb disposal team has made safe two viable improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at a derelict house outside Cavan town. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 

An Army bomb disposal team has made safe two viable improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at a derelict house outside Cavan town.

The devices were found at the property in the Aughnaskerry area on Saturday evening.

Following a request by gardaí, a bomb disposal team was deployed to the scene and the IEDs were made safe.

The devices were then removed to a military location for further examination.

The scene was declared safe at 10.40pm.