Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Arrests 'foiled significant terror plot'

The Press Association: Arrests 'foiled significant terror plot', 21 Dec 2010: "The 12 suspects, aged between 17 and 28 and at least five of Bangladeshi origin, were held during early morning raids by unarmed officers in London, Cardiff, Stoke and Birmingham on Monday. It is understood the men, a mixture of foreign nationals and some who were born in Britain, were under surveillance for months. Lord Carlile said: 'The briefing I have had shows there to be allegations of a significant plot in the cities mentioned.'"