Saturday 12 May 2012

Police evacuate 100 houses after two men are arrested in anti-terrorism operation

100 homes have been evacuated as bomb disposal experts carried out four controlled explosions this morning. Two men were arrested last night on terrorism charges following the discovery of suspected explosives in a garage during raids on two properties in Cheltenham, according to police. Officers arrested a 52-year-old man from the Hester's Way area under the Explosive Substances Act.