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Merseyside man in court after airport 'ammunition' find

A man from Merseyside has appeared in court after ammunition was allegedly found in hand luggage at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport.

Michael McMahon, 63, from Rainhill, appeared before Manchester City Magistrates' Court charged with possession of a firearm.

The alleged discovery on 22 August prompted a series of searches across the North West by terrorism officers.

His will appear at Manchester Crown Court on 10 September.

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