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Man (34) charged with terrorism offences by detectives investigating murder of PSNI officer Ronan Kerr


A 34-year-old man arrested by detectives investigating the murder of PSNI officer Ronan Kerr has been charged with a series of terrorism offences.

The charges relate to the seizure of ammunition and weapons at a garage unit in the Mountjoy Road area of Coalisland in Co Tyrone in 2011 as part of the wider investigation surrounding the murder of Ronan Kerr.

The man has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent, possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property and possession of articles for use in terrorism.

He is due before Dungannon Magistrates Court on Wednesday tomorrow.

The PSNI said he was detained in the Coalisland area of Co Tyrone on Tuesday morning.

Murdered: Ronan Kerr

A splinter dissident republican group said it killed the 25-year-old police officer in Omagh, County Tyrone on 2 April, 2011.

The garage was searched by detectives days after the killing.

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