Explosives found in dissident republican search in Strabane
- 8 September 2013
- From the section Northern Ireland
Explosives and bomb-making material have been found by police in County Tyrone, during a search related to dissident republican terrorism.
Detectives from the PSNI's serious crime branch made the discovery as they conducted a search of land on Cemetery Road, Strabane, on Sunday morning.
A police spokesman said they recovered "what is believed to be a quantity of explosives and explosive material".
Army technical officers were called to the find, but no homes were evacuated.
Roads in the area remained open throughout the operation.