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Garda probe Two men arrested after 'explosive components' and firearms seized in Kerry

Intelligence led operation conducted by the Special Detective Unit


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Two men have been arrested after explosive components, firearms and munitions were seized by gardai and the army in Co Kerry earlier today.

Both men, one in his 50s and the other in his 20s, have been detained at a Garda station in the Kerry Division under provisions of section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

It follows an intelligence led operation conducted by the Special Detective Unit (SDU) and gardaí from the Kerry Division with the assistance of members from the Irish Defence Forces.

The searches resulted in the seizure of explosive components, firearms and munitions.

Gardai said investigations are ongoing.

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