‘Anti-ter­ror­ism’ ar­rests in Lu­ton

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FIVE men have been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of the com­mis­sion, prepa­ra­tion or in­sti­ga­tion of acts of ter­ror­ism, Scot­land Yard has con­firmed.

They were ar­rested at sep­a­rate ad­dresses in Lu­ton, Beds, in an “in­tel­li­gence-led” op­er­a­tion.

The men, all aged be­tween 21 and 35, are be­ing held at a London po­lice sta­tion.

The ar­rests were made un­der the Ter­ror­ism Act 2000 by un­armed Met­ro­pol­i­tan Po­lice of­fi­cers as­sisted by Bed­ford­shire Po­lice.

Po­lice say they were part of an anti-ter­ror­ism op­er­a­tion co­de­named Nim­rod and linked to searches at ad­dresses in the town on Sept 2, 2011.

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