Saturday 24 March 2018

Woman (28) arrested in UK on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

The woman, from Coventry, was detained by West Midlands Police's counter-terrorism unit on Wednesday morning.

The force said it was carrying out searches at three addresses in the Foleshill and Radford areas of the city as part of the investigation.

It added the arrest was pre-planned and there is no immediate threat to the public.

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