Three arrested in Cookstown facing firearm offences


Three men arrested over suspected dissident republican activity have been charged with firearms offences.

Two men aged 22 and a third aged 26, were arrested in the Cookstown area on Monday after a gun and ammunition were found in a car.

They are expected to appear in court on Thursday charged with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition.

A fourth man arrested at the same time remains in custody.