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Multiple casualties after road traffic collision in Coventry

West Midlands Fire Service have shared a picture of emergency services earlier at the scene of a road traffic collision in Coventry.

They say there have been multiple casualties on Kempas Highway and are urging motorists to slow down on the approach.

Three men have been taken to hospital but the extent of their injuries are unknown.

Credit: Pete Drummond / West Midlands Fire Service

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Man charged with funding terrorism

Credit: PA

A man from Coventry who was arrested on Tuesday (9 August) on suspicion of Syria related terrorism offences has been charged.

Nadeem Hussain, aged 35, from Threadneedle Street, Coventry is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow (Friday 12 August).

He faces three counts of being concerned in arrangements to make money available for the purposes of terrorism.

The offences, contrary to s.17 of the Terrorism Act 2000, were allegedly committed in April 2016.

A 25-year-old man who was also arrested by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit in Coventry on the same day remains on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police have said that there was no immediate threat to public safety.

ROADS - M6 SOUTHBOUND - CLOSED

M6 Southbound is closed Credit: PA

The M6 Southbound is closed with stationary traffic due to a police incident between Junction 3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry) and Junction 2 M69 / A46 (Coventry).

Diversions are in place - Follow hollow square symbols via the Southbound A444 past the Ricoh Arena, take the A428 to Binley before travelling North on the A46 back around to the M6 at Junction 2.

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