UPDATE 1-Four men to face anti-terrorism charges over alleged attacks in UK

October 17, 2014 2:10 PM

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LONDON Oct 17 (Reuters) - Four men have been charged under anti-terrorism legislation with preparing to launch attacks in Britain and swearing an oath of allegiance to Islamic State (IS) militants, police said on Friday.

The four, who were arrested over the past two weeks, are also charged with obtaining a handgun and conducting "hostile reconnaissance" of Shepherd's Bush police station in West London and the nearby White City reservist army barracks.

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