Wednesday 12 December 2018

Two men arrested as part of major investigation into illegal importation of explosives

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Two men have been arrested in Co Tipperary as part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal importation of explosives, firearms and ammunition.

The men, aged 33 and 50, were arrested following the search of a house in Cahir.

They are being detained at Cahir Garda Station, where they can be held for up to 72 hours.

An examination of the scene is ongoing.

Members of the Emergency Response Unit and Special Detective Unit led the operaton.

Investigations are ongoing.

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