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Thursday 27 July 2017

Two men arrested and handgun seized in north Dublin

Rebecca Lumley

Two men in their 20s have been arrested following an incident in the North Inner City, where a handgun and a car were seized by Gardaí.

Gardaí were carrying out a routine traffic stop on the North Strand, Dublin 3 at 10pm last night when they became suspicious of a car in the area. The car was stopped and searched.

In a follow-up operation they searched another car, where a handgun was recovered.

Two men were arrested in connection with the incident and are currently being detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

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