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'Viable' homemade bomb found in Northern Ireland

Four men were arrested by police investigating dissident republican activity after the explosive device was discovered last night.

Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

FOUR MEN HAVE been arrested after police in Northern Ireland stopped a car and discovered a viable Improvised Explosive Device last night.

PSNI detectives investigating dissident republican activity searched the car in the Creggan area of Derry at around 8.40pm on Thursday night.

Three men – two aged 47 and one aged 40 – were subsequently arrested. A fourth man aged 41 was arrested nearby.

All four men are being questioned at the Antrim Serious Crime Suite.

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