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Gun seized on Enterprise train 'linked to Hutch-Kinahan feud'

A gun seized in Dublin was intended to be used to kill a criminal gang member in Belfast
Staff Reporter

A MAN in his twenties remained in custody yesterday after a loaded gun was seized on a Dublin to Belfast train.

The man was arrested at Connolly Station in Dublin on the 3.20pm train to Belfast on Wednesday.

He was being questioned at Store Street Garda Station.

A woman, also in her twenties, was later arrested at Dublin airport during follow-up searches.

According to reports, gardaĆ­ believe the gun was intended to be used to kill a rival criminal gang member in Belfast.

A feud between the Kinahan and Hutch crime gangs in Dublin has already cost several lives.

One of the Kinahan gang is living in Belfast having survived recent murder attempts.

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