02 Oct 2022

PSNI carry out search in Derry in relation to 'New IRA' activity

Police in Derry have said they have carried out a search of a building site in the city this morning in connection to the activities of the 'New IRA.' The PSNI say that detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit conducted the search at Clon Dara in the Skeoge district as part of an ongoing investigation into violent dissident republicanism.

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Griffin said: “Today’s search operation was carefully planned to cause the least disruption to the local community and was carried out by officers investigating the activities of the New IRA. It’s unfortunate that the actions of terrorists has today had an impact on workmen at the site who are simply trying to earn a living, however the terrorists do not care who they affect or harm along the way.

 “Police are continually working to disrupt the work of terrorists and the harm they cause within our communities. We know that the overwhelming majority of people living in this area want to live free from fear and intimidation.”

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