Ex­trem­ist plot: UK po­lice make 5th ar­rest

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

LONDON: Bri­tish po­lice have ar­rested a fifth man sus­pected in plot­ting an ex­trem­ist at­tack. A po­lice spokesman said Satur­day a 21-year-old man was ar­rested late Fri­day on sus­pi­cion of pre­par­ing "acts of ter­ror­ism." The man was not iden­ti­fied or charged. Two build­ings are be­ing searched in the city of Sh­effield, 275 kilo­me­ters north of London, fol­low­ing the ar­rest, po­lice said on Satur­day. Four other men were ar­rested in the Sh­effield area on De­cem­ber 19. Two of them have been charged with en­gag­ing in the prepa­ra­tion of an act of ter­ror­ism. The two men are both Kurdish Iraqis. They are set to ap­pear in court in Jan­uary.

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