Four arrested on Syria-related terror offences

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences linked to Syria. Three men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in travelling to or supporting fighting in war-zones, Greater Manchester Police said.

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Woman, 21, among Syria terror arrests

Three of those held are from Manchester while a 29-year-old man from Oxford was also arrested. Credit: Google Maps

Four people have been arrested by police on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism in Syria

Two men aged 29 and 18 both from Levenshulme, and a 21-year-old woman from Trafford are in custody, Greater Manchester Police said.

A 29-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit on suspicion of the same offence.

Police said a number of properties were now being searched as part of the investigation.

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