West Midlands counter-terrorism police arrest man in Belfast

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A man has been arrested in connection with enquiries into the murders of 21 people in the 1974 pub bombings in Birmingham.

Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU, working with colleagues from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, arrested a 65-year-old man at his home in Belfast today (18 November). 

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

He will be interviewed under caution at a police station in Northern Ireland.

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