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Terror suspect arrested on landing at Heathrow Airport

Counter-terror police arrested the man when he landed at Heathrow. Credit: PA

Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man as he disembarked a flight from Turkey.

Scotland Yard announced they had detained the 30-year-old shortly after landing at Heathrow Airport from Istanbul on Thursday.

He was arrested on suspicion of preparing a terrorist act contrary to the Terrorism Act 2006 and is being held at a police station in south London.

Officers are currently searching a residential address in east London.

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