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Three men arrested in London on suspicion of plotting terror attack

The arrests come against a backdrop of increased security in Britain following a string of terror attacks.

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DETECTIVES FROM LONDON’S Met Police have arrested three men in connection with plotting a terror attack.

Two of the men were arrested last night in Essex and a third in East Sussex on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

The men – aged 28, 31 and 28 – were arrested at around 6pm and are being held in custody under the Terrorism Act in a south London police station.

Detectives have also executed search warrants at one address in East Sussex, and three addresses in east London.

Enquiries are ongoing.

The arrests come against a backdrop of increased security in Britain following a string of terror attacks.

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