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Yorkshire terror suspects to be held for further week

Police raid in Huddersfield on Thursday 1 June, 2017
Image caption Residents said dozens of armed police arrived in the Crosland Moor area of Huddersfield

Counter-terrorism officers have been granted a further seven days to question two suspects arrested in Yorkshire.

The men, aged 24 and 29, were detained in Huddersfield and Sheffield on 1 June.

The North East Counter-Terrorism Unit said "an additional warrant of further detention has been granted".

Police said the arrests were not linked to last month's Manchester Arena attack.

Officers raided properties in Kelham Island, Sheffield, and Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, and both arrests are understood to be Islamist-related.

The men are being held on suspicion of offences under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act.

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