Belfast Telegraph

Firearms and ammunition recovered in Cookstown

Police have recovered firearms and ammunition during a search operation in Cookstown.

A member of the public raised concerns about objects he had discovered at Tullyveagh Road on Friday.

PSNI Detective Inspector Will Tate said: "The items we have recovered include several rounds of ammunition and a handgun.

"T he condition of the items and other evidence gathered at the scene would suggest they have been buried at that location for many years."

They have been sent for forensic testing.

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