UK arrests 5 under security law near nuclear site

Tue May 3, 2011 10:37am GMT

LONDON May 3 (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they had arrested five men close to the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in northwest England under counter-terrorism laws.

Cumbria police said the men were arrested on Monday after officers conducted a stop check on a vehicle near the site.

The men are all aged in their 20s and from London, police said.

(Reporting by Tim Castle; editing by Michael Holden)

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