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BreakingTwo terror offence suspects arrested

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

A 36-year-old man from Birmingham and a 35-year-old man from Doncaster are both suspected of conspiracy to distribute terrorist publications.

The arrests were carried out by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit with the support of South Yorkshire Police.

The pair are being questioned by officers at a police station in the West Midlands.

Police said the arrests were pre-planned and intelligence-led.

Searches at addresses in Birmingham and Doncaster are ongoing, officers add.

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