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Teenager arrested for 'planning' terror acts in UK

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An 18-year-old youth was arrested on Friday by on suspicion of planning terrorist acts, said in a statement.

The detainee, whose name and nationality were not made public, was arrested on a street in north by armed officers, news reported.

"The man was arrested under the and taken into custody at a south police station," said the in a statement.

According to the interior security agency MI5, the current terror threat level in the UK is severe, meaning an attack is highly likely.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 19:40 IST
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