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Woman held at Heathrow in terrorism probe freed on bail

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The woman was arrested on suspicion of belonging to a proscribed organisation under section 11 of the Terrorism Act.

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A woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of being part of a terrorist group has been released on bail.

The 22-year-old was detained by counter-terrorism officers at the London air hub at around 10.20pm on Tuesday after arriving on a flight from Turkey.

She was accused of membership of a proscribed organisation and later taken to an east London police station for questioning.

Scotland Yard said on Wednesday afternoon that she had been bailed to a date in October.

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