Cash recovered as seven seized over Belfast bank raid

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Seven people were arrested today in the Irish Republic as part of an investigation into the multi-million pound robbery at the Northern Bank in Belfast.

Seven people were arrested today in the Irish Republic as part of an investigation into the multi-million pound robbery at the Northern Bank in Belfast.

Three men and a woman were detained in Co Cork and a large amount of cash was seized in the garda operation.

A spokeswoman for the force said all four were being detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act in various stations in Cork.

"During the course of the arrests, a quantity of cash was seized in the Douglas area, and a substantial amount of cash in the Farran area," she said.

"As part of the same operation, three men were arrested in Dublin city last night and are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act in various stations in Dublin.

"This operation is ongoing."

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