Israel embassy in Dublin evacuated after device found

DUBLIN Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:17am EDT

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Israeli embassy in Dublin was evacuated on Tuesday after a suspicious device was found on the premises, police said.

The army's bomb-disposal team was at the scene to investigate, a police spokesman said.

"A suspicious device was found and we were contacted. The building is being evacuated," the spokesman said.

(Reporting by Conor Humphries; Editing by Jon Hemming)