26/04/2022

Police Attacked During Search Operation In L'Derry

Police have come under attack in L'Derry while attempting to carry out search operations.

Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force were carrying out simultaneous searches at houses in L'Derry and Strabane, as part of an operation targeting the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA).
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Two police vehicles were badly damaged with stones, masonry and fireworks were thrown at vehicles in Brookdale Park, in the Galliagh area. However there were no reports of any officers being injured.

During the search operation, a 40-year-old man was arrested under the Terrorism Act by police and remains in custody.


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