Northern Ireland

Two held in Londonderry charged with firearm offences

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Image caption The two men were held on the city side of Londonderry on Tuesday night

Two men have been charged with possesion of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

The men, aged 43 and 23, were detained under the Terrorism Act on the city side of Londonderry on Tuesday night.

They are due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates Court on Friday.

A 54-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy detained as part of the same operation have been released without charge.