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14-year-old boy arrested in UK for allegedly plotting terror attack in Australia

  • A 14-year-old boy, who belongs to Blackburn, has been arrested from the UK in connection with the alleged terror plot in Australia. According to the Greater Manchester Police, the boy was arrested on April 2 based on the suspicion that he was preparing to conduct an act of terror at a World War One centenary event in Australia. According to the police, the boy was arrested after an address was jointly searched in Blackburn by the North West Counter Terrorism Unit (NWCTU) and the officers from Lancashire Constabulary.