11/10/2018

Four Arrested In Terrorism Probe

Four people have been arrested in Counties Armagh and Tyrone following an investigation into violent dissident republican activity.

Two women, aged 31 and 23, and a 30-year-old man were detained on Thursday morning during searches at properties in Drumquin, Benburb and Armagh.
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Police later confirmed they made a further arrest following earlier searches.

They have been taken to the Serious Crime Unit at Musgrave police station for questioning.

(JG)

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