Counter-terrorism police arrest man after explosive device posted to London address

Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man in his 20s after a package containing a small improvised explosive device was sent to a residential address in north London.

The Metropolitan police said the suspect was detained in Cambridge on Saturday morning on suspicion of attempting to cause an explosion, or making or keeping explosives with intent to endanger life or property.

Armed officers from Cambridgeshire constabulary’s armed response unit were deployed during the arrest “as a precautionary measure”.

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Source: The Guardian

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