Saturday 24 March 2018

Man held in Massereene murders probe

Police investigating the murders of two soldiers in Co Antrim have arrested a 44-year-old man.

The PSNI said the man was arrested in the Toomebridge area of Co Antrim.

He is being questioned over the murders of the two soldiers and the attempted murders of five other people in a dissident republican gun attack at the Massereene Barracks last March.

Sappers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey died in the gun attack.

Two men have been charged with the murders.

The man detained by police is being questioned at Antrim PSNI station.

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