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21-year-old arrested in connection with attempted murder of police officer in Dungiven

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Terrorism Investigation Unit, assisted by District colleagues, have arrested a 21-year-old man in Derry/Londonderry last night, Sunday 26 September, in connection with the activities of the new IRA.

Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Hamlin of the Terrorism Investigation Unit, said: “The man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the attempted murder of a female member of police staff, who is also a part time police officer, following the discovery of a viable explosive device beside the young mother’s car on the Ballyquin Road, Dungiven on Monday 19th April.

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“He has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station for questioning.”

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