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‘Suspected firearms’ discovered in North Antrim in overnight security operation

The scene at Castlenagree Road

(Images: McAuley Multimedia)

The Castlenagree Road in Bushmills has reopened this morning following a security alert.

Detective Chief Inspector Kelly from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF) said:

"Police and ATO attended the area following the discovery of a number of suspected firearms on Thursday (10 February) evening.

"Police would like to thank the local community for their patience during this time.

"Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information about the incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call police at on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference

number 1588 10/02/22, or to submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555


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