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Pheonix Park declared safe after grenade found

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
The Army Bomb Disposal squad was in action today
The Army Bomb Disposal squad was in action today

The scene where an old grenade was found in the Pheonix Park was been declared safe.

Part of the park was cordoned off this afternoon as the Army Bomb Disposal Team tackled the device.

The viable Mills-type grenade was found in the grass by members of the public.

The grenade was safely removed to an open area where a controlled explosion was carried out.

The scene was declared safe at 4.10pm.