Suspected gun found in Strabane dissident searches


Searches have been carried out in Strabane as part of an investigation into dissident republican activity.

A Police spokesman said detectives from the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch conducted searches in the Melvin Road and Ballycolman Estate on Tuesday night.

“A suspected firearm was recovered during the search in Melvin Road and has been taken away for further forensic examination,” the spokesman said.

The operation ended shortly after 2am this morning