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Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of plotting terror attack

The woman was arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. Credit: PA

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of plotting a terror attack.

The Metropolitan Police said the UK national had arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, when she was arrested on Friday on suspicion of preparing a terrorist act under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006.

The woman has been taken to a police station in south London where she remains in custody.