Two arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences following search in Ballymena

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Two people have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism related offences, after suspected munitions and ammunition were found at a property in Ballymena.

A 31 year old woman was arrested following the search at an adress on the Cladytown Road in Glarryford yesterday evening.

A 33 year old man was later arrested after police stopped a car on the Westlink in Belfast.

The seized items have been taken away for examination.



Detective Inspector Anthony Kelly said:

“The proactive search at the property uncovered a range of suspected munitions and a quantity of ammunition. All items will now be subject to forensic examination.”

"The arrested pair have been taken to PSNI’s Serious Crime Suite where they will be questioned under Terrorism legislation."

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