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Assault rifle among weapons seized by police in north Belfast search

Police have recovered weapons during a search on the Antrim Road in north Belfast
John Monaghan

A NUMBER of weapons, including an assault rifle, have been seized by police following a search in north Belfast.

Police said that the items were uncovered during an operation by detectives in the Antrim Road area on Monday and have been removed for forensic examination.

It comes less than a week after police seized a gun and quantity of ammunition during an operation centred on the Antrim Road and Duncairn Gardens area.

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