Bomb defused ahead of queen's Ireland visit

17th May 2011, Comments 0 comments

A bomb was defused near Dublin ahead of a visit by Britain's Queen Elizabeth scheduled to start Tuesday, Irish police said.

"A viable explosive device was found on a bus yesterday evening in Maynooth," near Dublin, a spokesman said, adding that police had been tipped off by an anonymous call.

The device was defused by the Irish army, he said.

© 2011 AFP

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