Tag Archives: Aggressive Surveillance’: UK Special Forces Back In Northern Ireland

‘Close, Aggressive Surveillance’: UK Special Forces Back In Northern Ireland – 9 March 2015

RT logoBritish Special Forces soldiers are once again operating in Northern Ireland, allegedly, to counter violent Republican groups including the Real IRA, according to intelligence sources.

Quoted in the Daily Star newspaper, they said up to 60 members of the Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR) are in the region.

One source told the paper that heightened dissident activity and the increased terror threat were linked to the approaching 100-year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising – a period of Irish history which remains highly emotive.

Read the full story at: www.rt.com / link to original article

Advertisement