Arrested UK men involved in 'terrorism' in Syria

Two UK men arrested at the southern port of Dover are suspected of being involved in"terrorism" in Syria.

Arrested UK men involved in 'terrorism' in Syria

World Bulletin / News Desk

British police said on Thursday that two men arrested at the southern port of Dover this week are suspected of being involved in terrorism in Syria.

The men, aged 29 and 22 and both British citizens, were stopped by police as they arrived by ferry from Calais in the early hours of Monday. They were arrested under the Terrorism Act.

A quantity of ammunition was also seized, police said without elaborating.

"The arrests relate to suspected terrorism in Syria," they added in a statement. No further details were immediately available.

Searches were going on at addresses in east London and in the northern county of Lancashire on Thursday, the statement said. A third man and a woman have also been detained.

Last Mod: 19 Eylül 2013, 16:15
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