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Sydney Anti-Terror Police Arrest Two Muslims In Raid - PM Cautions "Attack Is Likely"
December 23, 2014
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Australian counter-terrorism police have arrested two men in Sydney, officials said on Wednesday, a day after warnings of heightened "terrorist chatter" in the aftermath of the fatal cafe siege in the city's financial hub.
No further details were immediately available but the Australian Federal Police said the arrests were part of an ongoing operation.
In September, police carried out a series of raids across Sydney and Brisbane following a flow of its nationals to Iraq and Syria to fight with the Islamic State group and other jihadists.
At least 70 Australians are currently fighting for Islamic militants overseas. At least 20 have died and there are mounting concerns that increasing numbers of youths are being radicalised and could mount attacks at home...