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Soldier arrested over nail bomb

A 19-year-old British soldier has been arrested under the Terrorism Act after a nail bomb was found at a house in Salford last week. He was arrested by military police at an army base in Germany and brought back to the UK for questioning

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British soldier arrested under Terrorism Act

A British soldier has been arrested under the Terrorism Act after a suspicious device was found at an address in Salford.

The 19-year-old was arrested by military police in Germany before being handed to Greater Manchester Police.

It follows the discovery of a suspicious device at an address on Mellor Street in Patricroft, Salford on Thursday 28th November, which led to a temporary evacuation of nearby houses.

The man has now been bailed until January.

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