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Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot

The weapons were imported from the US.

Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

A 28-YEAR-old man was arrested this morning after guns were found at a courier depot in Cork.

As part of a joint operation between Revenue and An Garda Síochana the man was taken into custody and the two firearms and a quantity of ammunition seized.

The weapons were imported from the US.

A follow-up operation was put in place to apprehend those behind the illegal importation and the man was arrested following early morning house raids in the Mallow area of Cork.

Inquiries are ongoing.

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