Northern Ireland

Illegal fuel plant is dismantled in Crossmaglen

A diesel laundering plant, capable of producing more than one million litres of illicit fuel a year, has been dismantled in County Armagh.

More than than two tonnes of toxic waste were removed from a farm in Crossmaglen during an operation involving police and customs officers on Wednesday.

HRMC said the plant was evading almost £700,000 of revenue.

One man has been arrested and is being questioned by HMRC.

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