31/08/2017

PSNI Carry Out Searches In Strabane In Relation To Dissident Republican Activity

The PSNI are carrying out searches in Strabane in relation to dissident republican activity.

The operations are taking place in Mourne Avenue, St Colman's Drive and Innisfree Gardens areas.

It follows a number of incidents in L'Derry and Strabane.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "We know that the vast majority of people support us in our aims and will continue to stand with us as we work to dismantle these groups and free communities from the threat they pose."

(CD)

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