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Two men arrested and gun seized in Tallaght

Gardaí have been targeting criminal activity in the south west Dublin area.

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested in Tallaght as part of an operation targeting criminal activity in the area.

At about 10pm last night gardaí from the Tallaght detective unit searched a car on the N81, recovering a handgun.

The occupants of the car, two men aged 16 and 21, were arrested at the scene.

They are currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act.

A Garda investigation is ongoing.

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