UK police arrest teen suspect over alleged Australia terror plot

A 14-year-old has been arrested in the UK in connection with a suspected plot to attack a World War One memorial ceremony in Australia. The alleged terrorist act was linked to the ‘Islamic State’ (IS) militant group.

Greater Manchester police said on Monday that the 14-year-old boy was held at an address in Blackburn, northwest England on April 2 before being detained on Saturday on suspicion of involvement in the commission, preparation, or instigation of acts of terrorism.

“We have uncovered communication between an individual in the North West and a man in Australia to what we believe is a credible terrorist threat,” said Detective Chief Superintendent Tony Mole, from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit.
 
 
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