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9 Arrested in Britain Anti-Terrorism Operation

Police in Britain have arrested nine people in a large anti-terrorism operation carried out in five separate areas of the country.

Authorities say about 500 officers were involved in Wednesday's raids. The exact locations of the raids are unclear.

Officials say the suspects are believed to have facilitated terrorism abroad, but gave no details of the offenses.

Further information is not immediately available.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.