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16/09/2021

Man arrested under the Terrorism Act in Derry on suspicion of dissident republican activity including the attempted murder of an off-duty police officer

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A 46-year-old man was arrested under the Terrorism Act by detectives from PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit earlier today. The man was arrested in the Cityside area of Derry on suspicion of dissident republican activity including the attempted murder of an off duty police officer in the city on 22 February 2017. A viable Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device (UVIED) was discovered at the home of an officer in the Ardanlee area. The suspect has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

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