London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids

Commuters travel past City of London police officers standing on London Bridge after is was reopened following an attack which left 7 people dead and dozens of injured in central London, Britain, June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

London: A 19-year-old boy has been held by detectives probing the London Bridge attack, on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following a raid in Barking, east London.

The Scotland Yard has confirmed the arrest, which brings the total to 21 arrests in the case.

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Meanwhile, detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism command are searching the address and another in Barking where a 28-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, reports Guardian.
A total of seven men are in custody after the 3 June attack that left eight dead and dozens wounded. The twelve people who were arrested in the initial stages were released without charges.

A 27-year-old arrested under the Terrorism Act on Tuesday was also released without charge on Saturday.


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