Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have this morning conducted a significant search and arrest operation in relation to the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell.

Eleven people - nine men and two women - aged between 21 and 72 years old were arrested under the Terrorism Act in Omagh and Coalisland. They have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite in Musgrave where they are currently being questioned by detectives.