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Three more charged in 'terror' case
A further three men from the West Midlands have been charged with terrorism offences, police said.
The men, two aged 22 and one 24, will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.
The charges follow a series of arrests made last week by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, assisted by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit, West Midlands Police said. A 43-year-old man from Kirklees, West Yorkshire, has been released without charge.
A police spokesman said: "The Crown Prosecution Service has advised that three men should be charged under section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006 with engaging in conduct between 1 May 2012 and 4 July 2012 in preparation for an act or acts of terrorism with the intention of committing such acts.
"That alleged conduct includes the manufacture of an improvised explosive device, the acquisition of firearms and other weapons, and the purchase of motor vehicles connected with their plans."
On Tuesday three men appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with terrorism offences after shotguns, a nail bomb, machetes and a note addressed to a right wing group were found in a car stopped by police on the M1 motorway.
Jewel Uddin 26, Omar Mohammed Khan, 27, and Mohammed Hasseen, 23, who are charged with preparing an act, or acts of terrorism, were arrested after a routine stop of a Renault Laguna by police near Sheffield on Saturday.
It was alleged that a cache of weapons was found in the vehicle along with a note addressed to the "English Drunkards League", an apparent reference to the far right English Defence League, which was planning a rally in South Yorkshire that day.
The three men, all from Birmingham, face an allegation that between May 1 and July 4 they took part in activities including the manufacture of an improvised explosive device, the acquisition of firearms and other weapons, and the purchase of motor vehicles connected with the charges.
They were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on July 31.