September 2, 2006
Police arrest 14 in UK raids
LONDON (Reuters) - Fourteen men were arrested in
anti-terrorism raids in south and east London, police in the
British capital said on Saturday.
"Officers from the Metropolitan Police anti-terrorist
branch have arrested 14 men under the Terrorism Act ... in a
pre-planned intelligence-led operation," a London police
The spokesman said the 14 arrests were not linked to
earlier arrests of more than 20 people in connection with an
alleged plot by a group of British Muslims to blow up
U.S.-bound airliners using liquid explosives.