The five men from Cambridge, Banbury, Wolverhampton, Leicester and Stockport – and a woman from Banbury – were detained by police. All six are being held at a police station in the West Midlands.
Police said the suspects, aged between 21 and 37, were detained under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act. A number of properties are being searched in connection with the arrests.
In a statement, West Midlands Police said the arrests were “pre-planned and intelligence led,” and insisted there is no threat to public safety.
National Action became the UK’s first-ever neo-Nazi terrorist group to be banned in the UK when the government outlawed it in December 2016.
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Five men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to banned far-right terror group National Action.
West Midlands Police said the suspects, aged between 21 and 37, were detained under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act on Wednesday.
The arrests were pre-planned and intelligence-led with no threat to the public’s safety, the force said.
National Action was made a proscribed terrorist organisation in December 2016, the first extreme right-wing group to be outlawed in the UK.
Who are National Action?
National Action is a far-right neo-Nazi organisation.
Founded in 2013, three years later it was proscribed as a terrorist group by the government.
The group is secretive, and has rules to prevent members from talking openly about the organisation.
In March last year, an undercover investigation by ITV found that its members were still meeting in secret.
And just four
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- Shots were fired after a fight broke out at the building around 11.45pm Friday
- Authorities believe the facility had been rented out for the party that night
- Victims were two juveniles, eight adults; none suffered life-threatening injuries
Ten people in Tennessee were injured in a mass shooting during a party at a National Guard Armory on Friday.
Authorities said shots were fired after a fight broke out at the armory in Brownsville around 11.45pm.
Two juveniles and eight adults were hit when a gunman opened fire into the crowd of partygoers.
None suffered life-threatening injuries.
Ten people in Tennessee were injured in a mass shooting during a
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