Former UDR soldiers warned of dissident threat

(BBC News 19 February 2010)  Former UDR soldiers are under threat from dissident republican groups

About a dozen former Ulster Defence Regiment soldiers in Mid-Ulster have been warned they are under threat from dissident republicans.

The group met with the PSNI's divisional commander for the area, Superintendent Brian Kee, in Cookstown on Wednesday to discuss their safety.

They were advised to take precautions with regard to their personal security as a result of the threat.

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