Arrest amid major security operation

Published Thursday, 04 October 2012
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A man has been arrested in Co Dublin and a quantity of firearms and ammunition seized amid a major security operation involving several specialist units of the gardaí.

Arrest amid major security operation
The gardaí operation is ongoing. (© Getty)

Searches began in the early hours of Thursday morning at Northern Cross in the county.

The incident is ongoing.

It involves gardaí from the Special Detective Unit, the Emergency Response Unit, the National Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the Air Support Unit, as well as officers from the Garda Dog and Mounted Units.

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene.

He is being detained under Section 30 of The Offences Against the State Act 1939.

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