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Police granted more time to question four men over dissident activity

Police investigating dissident republican terrorist activity in the Lurgan area have been given more time to question four suspects arrested on Wednesday.

A court has allowed detectives to continue to interview the four men – two aged 22, one aged 24 and one 46 – until Monday evening.

A fifth suspect, arrested in Lurgan yesterday, also remains in custody at a police station in Belfast.

A number of houses were evacuated in the Woodville Avenue area of Lurgan and police conducted a number of searches at properties in the town on Wednesday.

Three were arrested in Lurgan while the 46-year-old was apprehended in Coalisland.

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