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18/08/2017

Two Men Released Over Pipe Bomb Attack In L'Derry

Police have released two men have been unconditionally following an investigation into dissident republican activity in Co L'Derry.

The arrests were in relation to a pipe bomb attack in the Earhart Park area in January this year.
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The pair, aged 22 and 29, were detained in the Claudy and Shantallow areas on Thursday, 17 August, and taken to Belfast to be questioned. They have since been released.

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