Northern Ireland

Dissident republican inquiry: Two men face gun charges

Lisburn courthouse
The men, aged 32 and 24, are due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday

Two men from Derriaghy, County Antrim, have been charged with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances.

The weapon was recovered during a security alert on the Barnfield Road in Lisburn on Friday.

It follows a police investigation into dissident republican activity during which police arrested six people.

Three men and a woman were released without charge. The other two men, aged 32 and 24, are due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday.

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