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Thursday 14 December 2017

Guns and explosives seized by PSNI in dissident raid ahead of G8

Lesley-Anne McKeown

GUNS and explosives have been found by police investigating dissident republican activity in Derry.

Detectives from the PSNI's serious crime branch discovered the haul during a raid in the Beechwood area of the city.


Earlier a 39-year-old man was arrested in Derry as part of a separate police probe into dissident activity.


He was taken to the PSNI's serious crime suite at Antrim for questioning.


A PSNI spokeswoman said investigations were continuing.


Detectives later arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of dissident republican activity.

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