Rocket launcher intended to 'murder officers'

Northern Ireland Police Federation chairman Terry Spence, who represents rank and file officers, praised his "brave" colleagues on their find.

He said the weapons were "undoubtedly intended to murder officers" and that there is "hiding place for terrorists".

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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'.