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Two men in a van arrested on suspicion of crimes linked to terrorism

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Two men travelling in a van have been arrested on suspicion of crimes linked to terrorism

Detectives from PSNI Terrorism Investigation Unit arrested the two men in the Lurgan area on Wednesday night.

Detective Inspector Fitzpatrick said: “The men, aged 29 and 48, were arrested in relation to serious crime under section 41 of the Terrorism Act after police searched the vehicle they were travelling in.

“The van was stopped at Levin Road in Lurgan at around 10pm last night and a number of items were seized for further examination.

“A number of follow up searches have been carried out in the Lurgan area today.

“Both men are currently at the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station where they are being questioned.”

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