New IRA counter-terrorist operation underway in Derry – The Irish Times
The PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit (TIU) conducted a search of a property in Derry on Saturday as part of its investigation into the New IRA.
The TIU was assisted by six bomb disposal teams believed to be searching for potential munitions and explosives.
In a statement, the PSNI said: “Detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit of the Police Service of Northern Ireland are conducting a search in Derry, London, as part of an ongoing investigation into the activities of the New IRA.
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“The planned search in the Letterkenny Road area is being conducted with the assistance of colleagues from the district and the Tactical Support Group.”
The New IRA has been the most active of the dissident republican groups in Northern Ireland in recent years.
The terrorist threat level in Northern Ireland was recently raised from significant to serious, meaning an attack is very likely. – PA
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