Belfast Telegraph

Dublin bomb scares 'elaborate hoax'

Army bomb disposal experts have carried out controlled explosions on two suspicious objects found in Dublin, gardai said.

The objects were discovered at a shop and a house in Hartstown in the west of the capital late on Monday night.

Both were declared elaborate hoaxes.

A controlled explosion was carried out on the first object, found at a home on Cherryfield Close, at around 11.30pm.

The second hoax device was discovered outside a shop in Parslickstown.

The area was cleared while specialists conducted another explosion.

Officers declared the scene safe at around 4.30am.

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