September 22, 2011

7th Arrested in Birmingham Terror Ring

Add number seven to the six arrested earlier this week in Birmingham. WaPo:

British police say a seventh man has been arrested in a counterterrorism operation that began earlier this week.

West Midlands Police said Thursday the 20-year-old was detained in the central England city of Birmingham, on suspicion of “the commission, preparation or instigation” of a terrorism act.

H/T Aaron

As a reminder, one of the homes raided belonged to a jihadi who had served jail time for threatening to behead British soldiers.

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 08:11 PM | Comments |