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Sonnabend
08-04-2009, 03:25 AM
Four Australian citizens have been arrested in counter-terrorism raids, as authorities foiled an alleged plan for a serious terrorist attack. Police allege a suicide terrorist plot had been formed to enter military barracks in Australia with semi-automatic weapons and carry out a sustained attack on military personnel.

The four men, who are Australian citizens of Somali and Lebanese descent, were arrested in a joint counter-terrorism operation in Melbourne this morning. Another man was previously detained and is being questioned.

A 25-year-old man from Glenroy has been charged with conspiring to commit an act in preparation for or planning a terrorist act.
AFP acting Chief Commissioner Tony Negus says if the attack had been carried out, it would have been the most serious terrorist act on Australian soil.




http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/08/04/2645314.htm

The religion of those arrested has of course not been mentioned.:rolleyes: