5 Arrested In Birmingham, Gatwick Airport On Suspicion Of Terror Activity

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Five people have been arrested in Birmingham and at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of being involved in terror activities, the West Midlands Police said on Friday. Three men -- aged 26, 40 and 59 -- and a 29-year-old woman were detained in Birmingham Thursday night, while a 26-year-old man was arrested at Gatwick, a major London airport, early Friday. "There was no risk to the public at any time, and there is no information to suggest an attack in the U.K. was being planned," said Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale in a statement. The detentions came after cooperation with international partners, including Belgium and France.

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