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Army Bomb Squad Remove Suspicious Device From Westmeath

Investigations are now underway.

Investigations are underway after the Army's bomb squad removed a suspicious device from a Westmeath town. 

It was discovered in the Market Square area of Athlone around 1:30 this afternoon. 

Gardaí attended the scene along with the Defence Forces and cordoned off the area. 

The device was then safely removed by the explosive ordnance disposal squad. 
 

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