Australian police arrest five teenagers over alleged terror plot

April 17, 2015 11:33 PM

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police arrested five teenagers in the country's second-largest city on Saturday over an alleged terrorist plot to target police officers, authorities said.

The five teenagers were arrested in an operation in suburban Melbourne carried out early in the morning by Victorian state police and the Australian Federal Police. Searches were still continuing in the south-east of the city, said the statement, issued jointly by the two forces.

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