UK: Bomb squad called as man held by terror officers in Basingstoke


A man has been arrested by counter terrorism officers after bomb disposal experts were called to a house.

The 25-year-old is being held on suspicion of making or possessing explosives and having a gun following the incident in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Army bomb disposal officers spent Thursday afternoon at the property in Penny Black Lane, in Rooksdown, where surrounding homes were evacuated.

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Source: BBC News