Northern Ireland

Forest Street, west Belfast: Man faces gun and explosives charges

Forest Street, Belfast Image copyright PAcemaker
Image caption Bomb disposal officers were sent to Forest Street on Saturday

A 52-year-old man has been charged with possessing a firearm, explosives and ammunition in suspicious circumstances.

He was arrested after the items were found at a house at Forest Street in west Belfast on Saturday.

Guns, ammunition and suspected pipe bomb parts were discovered by bomb disposal officers.

The man is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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