Police find warhead in Belfast

Police have discovered a rocket launcher and warhead in West Belfast following an investigation into republican dissident activity. A police spokesman said the recovery of the items has 'saved lives'.

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Police: Recovery of rocket launcher has 'saved lives'

Police said they believe the recovery of a rocket launcher "has saved lives".

The Police Service for Northern Ireland has has been on high alert after a series of attempts by republican dissidents to kill members of the security forces.

These weapon systems are clearly intended to kill and we should be in no doubt that the recovery of these items has saved lives.

– PSNI spokesman

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