Arrests in Derry linked to terrorist offences

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Two men have been arrested in Derry in a police investigation into terrorism this morning.

The PSNI say that a 34-year-old male and a 44-year-old male were arrested following a number of planned searches as part of a proactive investigation into offences linked to terrorism and organised crime.

The searches were carried out in the Ballymagroarty and Galliagh areas.

Detective Inspector Tom McClure from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch, said: “A number of items have been removed for examination and the men have been taken to Musgrave Police Station in Belfast for questioning.”