Four Britons arrested on suspected Syria terrorism offences

LONDON - Police said they had arrested four UK nationals from the Birmingham area on Tuesday on suspected terrorism offences related to Syria.


One, a 45-year-old man, is suspected of attending a terrorist training camp and facilitating terrorism overseas, West Midlands police

said in a statement. The other three, a 36-year-old man from Shirley, a 44-year-old woman and her 20-year old son from Sparkhill, were detained on suspicion of facilitating terrorism overseas.


"All four arrests are connected. They were pre-planned and intelligence-led," said the head of investigations for West Midlands Counter-Terrorism Unit, Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards. (Reuters)