Searches linked to dissident republican activity - Strabane

Searches linked to dissident republican activity - Strabane

Detectives investigating dissident republican activity have carried out a number of searches in Strabane today, Friday 11 March.

Superintendent Mark McEwan said: "A number of areas in and around Strabane town were searched as part of our ongoing investigations into the activities of violent dissident republicans.

During one of these searches in the Fountain Street area, items suspected to be component parts of pipe bombs were seized.

The items have now been taken away for forensic examination."