UK police arrest 9 in Anti-Terror Raid
Published time: 31 Jan, 2007 14:57 Edited time: 31 Jan, 2007 17:57
Nine people have been arrested in the UK in a major counter terrorism operation led by police and security services. Several addresses in the Birmingham area were raided before dawn on Wednesday. A ninth man was arrested later near the city.
The suspects have been detained under the terrorism act.Security sources say they believe the men were planning a kidnap plot. Local muslim leaders have appealed to their communities to support the police.