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Two more Walsall men arrested over 'terror offences'

Two more men have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences in Walsall, West Midlands Police said.

The 26-year-olds are connected with two other men, aged 25 and 32, arrested in Walsall on Tuesday.

Searches are being carried out at addresses in the town associated with the latest suspects.

The arrests were intelligence led and there was no immediate threat to public safety, said West Midlands Police.

Under terrorism legislation officers have an initial 48 hours to question the suspects before charging, releasing or applying for a warrant of further detention.

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