UK: Four detained in Sheffield over Christmas terror plot

Four men were arrested in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire on Tuesday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack. Police cordoned off Sheffield Road in Chesterfield, where a 31-year-old man was arrested earlier in the day. Nearby homes were then evacuated. «It was quite scary for local people in the area,» said one local resident, Connah Evans. A further three suspects aged 22, 36 and 41 were... Еще also detained in Burngreave and Meersbrook areas and were taken for questioning in West Yorkshire. The arrests follow recent online threats from the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) to attack Christmas markets across the UK.

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