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Four arrested after discovery of firearms in west Belfast

Four people have been arrested after the discovery of firearms in west Belfast.

Two women, aged 24 and 55, and two men, aged 55 and 20, were arrested in the Lagmore area of west Belfast on suspicion of possessing firearms and were taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning.

The arrests were carried out by the PSNI's Terrorism Investigation Unit with assistance from the Belfast District Support Team.

Detective Inspector Andrew Hamlin said: "The suspected weapons have been taken away for further examination. Today's search and arrest operation is a prime example of how detectives in Terrorism Investigation Unit work closely with District colleagues to remove harm from our communities. As a result of the search we have arrested four people and taken these dangerous firearms off the streets."

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