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Improvised Explosive Device detonates in Wicklow

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Improvised Explosive Device detonates in Wicklow

The Army Bomb Disposal Team was rushed to the scene of an explosion in Dunlavin in Co Wicklow early this morning.

The IED detonated in a residential area damaging two vehicles.

A cordon was established until the scene was declared safe by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team.

The EOD team arrived on scene at 5.50 am and conducted a search of area.

The team then carried out a post blast analysis and confirmed that the scene was safe to allow gardai to commence a technical investigation

The scene was declared safe at 7 am.