Three held after Lurgan gun find
Published Friday, 21 September 2012
Three men have been arrested on suspicion of dissident republican terrorist activity, following a security operation in Lurgan, Co Armagh.
Police remain at the scene of the operation at Kiln Road in Lurgan. (© UTV)
The men, aged 23, 28 and 35 were detained in the Kiln Road area when two cars were stopped and a suspected gun found.
"The vehicles and the suspected firearm will now be subjected to a detailed forensic examination," said a PSNI spokesman.
The Kiln Road remains closed as a police investigation continues.
Meanwhile, a controlled explosion has been carried out during a security alert on the Markethill Road in Newry.
The suspicious object has been declared a hoax.