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Clones illegal abattoir: Two men questioned by Irish police

Two men have been questioned after an illegal abattoir was raided by police in County Monaghan.

The abattoir was discovered near Clones shortly after 15:00 BST.

Animal carcasses were being butchered at the time of the operation. It is understood that one of the men questioned is Irish and the other is a foreign national.

Officers from the Irish agriculture department's special investigations unit were also involved in the raid.

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