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Terror suspect held at Birmingham airport


A man was today being questioned under the Terrorism Act after he was arrested at a UK airport, police said.

The man, 22, was arrested at Birmingham International Airport last night.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said he was held on suspicion of being in possession of a document likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

Police said the man is studying in the UK and has a student visa. He was arrested as he arrived in Birmingham on a flight from Dubai.

The spokesman added: "The suspected document was found in his possession."

Police said the man was a Pakistani national and was studying in the UK at a "fully accredited institution".