Gardai investigate Broadford bomb

Leixlip Gardai are investigating the discovery of a suspect improvised explosive device which was thrown through the window of a house in Broadford at 10.50pm on Thursday night last, October 13

Leixlip Gardai are investigating the discovery of a suspect improvised explosive device which was thrown through the window of a house in Broadford at 10.50pm on Thursday night last, October 13

Gardai were alerted and set up a cordon which involved evacuated the house and two other neighbouring houses. Although there were a number of people in the house at the time, nobody was injured and the property was not damaged.

Army bomb disposal experts attended the scene and examined the device.

Anyone who was in Broadford last night and who may have noticed anything unusual or suspicious is asked to contact Lexlip Garda Station on 01 6667800, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.