Dublin: Northern Ireland police say they have
arrested three suspected Irish Republican Army dissidents over a suspected car bomb in Londonderry.
British Army engineers are examining yesterday's potential
bomb at a road junction on the city's outskirts. The alert has
caused traffic jams along Northern Ireland's border with the
The three men aged 46, 49 and 56 are being questioned at
the main police interrogation centre near Belfast.
Police reported a second suspected bomb in the border town of Newry.
It was found on a road running underneath the main
Belfast-Dublin highway and near the town's train station.
Several IRA splinter groups seek to force Northern Ireland
from the United Kingdom.
They reject the IRA's 2005 decisions to disarm and
First Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 12:54