Bomb components seized during police searches in Strabane

psni3Detectives investigating dissident republican activity have seized bomb components in Strabane today.

They were found during a large scale search operation which has been underway throughout today in Norther Ireland.

Officers are warning of widening capabilities, ranging from car bombs to rocket fired grenades.

Detectives say they need more community help in thwarting the threat.

Will Kerr, assistant chief constable with the Police Service of Northern Ireland, says the threat remains very real: