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UK police arrest five terror suspects from central England

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Published on 26 Aug 2016 8:30 PM GMT

UK police arrest five terror suspects from central England
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London: Police have apprehended five men on suspicion of preparing, commissioning and encouraging terrorism in central England on Friday.

The suspects were arrested from locations in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent by a team of sleuths from the counter-terrorism unit of the West Midland police department.

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Other highlights:

  • Two of the men aged between 30 and 37 were detained from Stoke.
  • The other three detained in Birmingham were aged 18, 24 and 28.
  • A military bomb disposal team was deployed at Central Birmingham’s Lee Bank district as a precautionary measure.

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