Spanish pair held in ETA claim

Scotland Yard says two Spanish nationals have been arrested in London in connection with alleged terrorist offences in Spain.

Suspected Basque terrorists held in London

Armed policeman
Armed police assisted in the arrests Credit: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials have confirmed that two men arrested by armed police in London are suspected Basque terrorists.

Antonio Troitino Arranz and Ignacio Leron Sanchez are described as senior members of ETA by the Spanish interior ministry.

They were arrested at a residential address in Hounslow, west London.

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