Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 28 December 2014

Replica handguns recovered in CIRA crackdown

Seven replica handguns, which can be converted into lethal weapons, have been recovered by the Garda Special Branch as part of a crackdown on the Continuity IRA.

Detectives seized the firearms and a quantity of ammunition during searches in south Dublin.

Last night, a well known dissident republican in his 60s and four other suspects in their 20s, three men and a women, were being held for questioning under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

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