Wednesday 18 October 2017

Woman (21) held at Heathrow on suspicion of preparing terror acts

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A 21-year-old woman has been detained at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism, police said.

The woman, from north London, was arrested as she left a flight from Istanbul, Turkey, at just after 9pm on Thursday.

Officers said the arrest was Syria-related and the woman was being held at a south London police station.

The Metropolitan Police said searches two addresses in the north of the capital had been searched.

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