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Eight Terrorism Suspects Seized

Police who made the arrests in central England refuse to address reports that the men in custody are Kurdish or Iraqi. British police arrested eight suspected Islamic terrorists Thursday during two raids in the industrial city of Derby in central England, authorities said. Police described the men as Middle Easterners in their 20s and said they were arrested at 5 a.m. under terrorism laws. A large contingent of officers carried out the raids on two apartments, one located above an Islamic bookstore. Authorities disclosed little about the operation. They refused to discuss reports from witnesses that the suspects were Kurdish or Iraqi. “We are living in difficult times, and we owe it to everyone to carry out this operation with sensitivity,” said Det. Chief Supt. David Gee of the Derbyshire Police. Full Story

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