Two men still being questioned over explosives find on Naas Road

By Echo Reporter

Gardai are continuing to question two men this morning after they stopped a car on Wednesday night at the junction of the Naas Road and Long Mile Road and discovered what they believe to be explosives.

The roads around the area remained closed for several hours and a full investigation got underway.

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According to Gardai as a result of an intelligence led operation conducted by officers attached to Crime and Security section and the Special Detective Unit, a car was stopped by members of the Emergency Response Unit on the Naas Road, inbound just before the Long Mile Road junction, at approximately 7.30pm on Wednesday evening.

Two males (early 30's and early 40's) years were arrested are currently being detained at Ballyfermot and Ronanstown Garda station under the provisions of section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended.

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