Anti-terrorism police arrest two men at airport
Two men have been arrested at Manchester Airport in the UK on suspicion of terrorist activities. There isn't much detail being released by the authorities at this time, and it is unknown whether they were about to carry out an attack, or were just planning one.
Two men have been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences, while a third was detained in a nearby town, police said on Friday.
The men, who have not been named, were held after a joint operation between Lancashire Constabulary and the Greater Manchester Counter-Terrorism Unit. The third man was arrested in Accrington, Greater Manchester.
Specialist officers have begun searching their houses in Blackburn. They were held under anti-terrorism laws on Thursday.
Police gave no details of those held or why they were arrested.
In a statement, Lancashire Constabulary's Chief Superintendent Andy Rhodes said: "(We) will investigate any information that is passed to us, and ensure it is accurate, before responding in a proportionate and measured way.