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Man arrested over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings

A 65-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murders of 21 people in the 1974 pub bombings in Birmingham, West Midlands Police said.

The man was arrested at his home in Belfast this morning by officers from the Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU, working with the PSNI.

He was arrested under the Terrorism Act and a search of his home is being carried out.

He is currently being interviewed under caution at a police station in Northern Ireland.

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