Northern Ireland

Weapons found in Lurgan dissident republican search

Guns and ammunition have been found in Lurgan by police investigating dissident republican activity.

Two pistols and a shotgun were recovered during the search of waste ground to the rear of Tarry Drive.

A "significant" amount of ammunition was also found, police said.

PSNI area commander Chief Inspector Jason Murphy said: "Three firearms have been taken out of circulation today and this can only be a good thing for the people of Lurgan."

The searches were carried out by the police's Serious Crime Branch. No arrests were made.