20/08/2014

Four Arrested Over Letter Bombs

Four people have been arrested in L'Derry by detectives investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England last year and earlier this year.

Two men aged 35 and 46 and two women aged 21 and 44 were arrested in the city and taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim police station for interview.

The investigation is being led by detectives from PSNI Serious Crime Branch who have been working with officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit in England.

(IT/CD)

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