Creggan Man appears at Derry Magistrates Court on explosives charges

A 29-year-old Derryman has been charged with possession of explosives.

Joseph Hugh Allen from Broadway in Creggan was charged with possession a pipe bomb and other items on a date unknown between the first and 14th of September last year.

His arrest was related to fingerprints found on items found during searches after attacks last September on a PSNI officer and a Forensic Medical Officer in Claudy.

Bail was denied, and Allen was remanded in custody.

There was heavy security around Derry Magistrates Court for this morning's hearing.

Eamon Mc Dermott was there...........