Armed police have swooped on four Islamic terror suspects in overnight raids, foiling a suspected imminent attack on tomorrow’s Remembrance Sunday parade which will be attended by HM the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the Prime Minister.
The raids, which took place in West London and High Wycombe over Thursday night and Friday morning led to all four men, aged 19, 22, 25 and 27 being charged on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. The arrests were unusual in many respects, taking place in the evening and early hours rather than at dawn, and by teams of police marksmen from SO15 terrorism command, suggesting those arrested were believed to be armed and dangerous and that an attack was imminent.
Of the reasons behind the arrests, official details are present scarce, and a police…
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