24/07/2006

Man remanded over explosives find

A 23-year-old man has appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court charged with possessing explosives with intent to endanger life.

Jackie Johnston, with an address at Dismas House Hostel on the Ormeau Road, was also charged with possessing ammunition with intent.

The charges are connected to an incident on Friday evening, when a pipe-bomb and ammunition was found in an alleyway in Knockbreda Park in the Rosetta area of south Belfast.

Johnston was remanded in custody and will reappear in court next month via videolink.

(EF/SP)

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