Major police search operation ongoing at abandoned farm in Derry
ATO officers with search dogs have been focusing on a shed during the operation.
A major search operation is ongoing on the outskirts of the Creggan area of Derry.
Police and ammunition technical officers (ATO) are searching land at an abandoned farm site close to the Magowan Park area of the city.
ATO members with search dogs have been focusing on a shed during the operation.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “Detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit investigating violent dissident republican activity conducted a search in the Brae Head Road of Derry on Sunday, March 12.”
sundayworld.com understands the intelligence-led operation comes following an upsurge in dissident republican activity in the area.
ROD RAGE | Ballyfermot Rod Stewart fan who headbutted security guard at Dublin concert spared jail
Shocking | Three gardaí to be charged over alleged attack on young boys at Dublin golf club
stout of order | Popular Dublin pub hits back at ‘Guinness influencer’ over online campaign
Exclusive | Pictured: Alleged abuser charged with trying to murder partner with crossbow
HOUSE BOUND | Family of Kinahan chief Ross Browning still living in luxury properties frozen by CAB
racial abuse | Garda who called taxi driver ‘Paki’, ‘scum’ and ‘a black c**t’ ordered to pay €5k to charity
ULSTER VOLUNTEER FARCE | Loyalist terror group UVF preparing for future without a leader
disqualified | Uninsured driver who called gardaí after she reversed into tree gets fine and ban
Heartbreaking | Teen boy who died after being hit by truck in Co Mayo named as Zach Quinn (14)
'reckless' | Crumlin man who blinded neighbour by throwing bowl during dispute jailed for three years