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Gun and bomb material find in Leitrim

Gardaí in Leitrim are still questioning two young men following yesterdays gun and bomb equipment find near Glenfarne.

A routine Garda traffic stop a, few miles from the Sligo/Leitrim border at Glenfarne on the N6 Sligo to Blacklion road at about 11.45am yesterday, Wednesday, uncovered suspected bomb-making equipment and a pistol in a car.

The driver and passenger, two suspected dissidents aged in their 20s, were arrested and are being questioned at Manorhamilton Garda station..

The find comes less than one week before Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit the northwest.

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