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Bomb disposal team arrive at Letterkenny housing estate

The scene at ManorView Park this afternoon.

The scene at ManorView Park this afternoon.


THE Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team are dealing with a suspect device in Letterkenny this afternoon.

ManorView Park, Long Lane, Letterkenny was sealed off this morning after concerns had been raised about a potentially explosive device at a house.

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It is understood that the device was brought to the home by a family who came across it while walking at Knockalla Drive on Monday.

A Garda spokesman confirmed that they had been alerted about the shell type device.

“This device was brought home for whatever reason and it does pose a danger to the public. We do not know exactly what the shell is or how live it is but we obviously cannot take a chance and had to contact the relevant authority,” he said.

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