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Smoking Gun AK-47 rifle and ammunition seized in Cavan during 'dissident activity' probe

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Gardaí have seized an AK-47 rifle and a quantity of ammunition following a search in Co. Cavan today.

The search, which was carried out in the Tullyhaw area on Wednesday, was conducted as part of an investigation into “dissident republican activity.”

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

Speaking earlier today in relation to this seizure, Chief Superintendent Justin Kelly stated said: “The removal of this firearm from circulation should be considered a significant blow to the operational activities of dissident republicans in the border region.”

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