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UK police arrest two at Birmingham home

Counterterrorism Detention
Part of UK Foils Transatlantic Bombings

Event Details
Primary OrganizationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Location of CaptureSt. Margarets Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom1
Time of Capture0300 local, Aug. 10, 20061
CapturedTayib Rauf1
CapturedMaroof Rauf1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableTayib Rauf was released without charge. UK authorities have not acknowledged holding Marouf Rauf; neighbors told news outlets they witnessed his arrest.
1The Daily Mail. Aug. 11, 2006.
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