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Six dissident suspects arrested and gun seized

police car

A gun has been seized and six men arrested during a police operation against suspected dissident republicans.

The men were arrested after police searched two cars in west Belfast at about 2200 GMT on Tuesday.

A police spokesman said a number of other items had also been seized and are being forensically examined.

Officers from the PSNI's serious crime branch carried out the searches.



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