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Four arrested over letter bombs to Northern Ireland and England

Two men and two women are being questioned at Antrim Police Station.

Antrim Police Station.
Antrim Police Station.
Image: AP/Press Association Images

FOUR PEOPLE HAVE been arrested in Derry by PSNI officers investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England.

The devices were sent late last year and early this year, according to a police statement.

The four – two men aged 35 and 46 and two women aged 21 and 44 – were arrested in Derry city and taken to the serious crime suite at Antrim Police Station for interview.

Detectives from the PSNI’s serious crime branch are liaising with officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit in England on the investigation.

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