UK: Bomb squad called in over fears of an explosive after Counter-terror police arrest 33-year-old man in Somerset

Counter-terrorism police descended on a sleepy village to arrest a man on suspicion of possessing a bomb.

The 33-year-old man was arrested in the tiny village of Paulton, Somerset, as part of an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing South East and South West.

Seven police vehicles and a bomb disposal truck descended on the High Street area of the village – which has a population of just 5,300.

The man was initially arrested on Thursday on suspicion of making or possessing an explosive substance in suspicious circumstances and was held in custody.

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Source: MailOnline