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Police foil suspected Sydney schoolboy beheading plot

Police arrested two schoolboys in Sydney’s west yesterday on suspicion they had imminent plans to carry out a beheading using bayonets.

Police arrested two schoolboys in Sydney’s west yesterday on suspicion they had imminent plans to carry out a beheading using two bayonets they had bought at a gun shop just hours earlier, The Daily Telegraph reports.
According to a police statement made yesterday, the two 17-year-old males were swooped upon by the NSW Joint Counter-Terrorism Team in Bankstown on Wednesday afternoon and officers seized two knives and pieces of paper with religious statements written on them.
The Daily Telegraph reports that one of the boy's father has been convicted on terror-related offences.
According to police, investigators are unable to release anything further at this time however there is no on-going threat in relation to this matter.

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