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English Raids Net Four Terror Suspects

Police raid a home in Birmingham and arrest a man suspected of carrying out the July 21 bombings in London. Officers used a stun gun to subdue the man. They also arrested three other men in a separate pre-dawn raid at another home about two miles away.

Police arrested Yasin Hassan Omar at a Birmingham duplex in a raid carried out by dozens of police and bomb-disposal experts.

Omar has been identified as a legal British resident who retains Somali citizenship. British police are continuing their search for others involved in the string of attacks on London's transit system, which struck one week after a previous attack killed more than 50 people.

The most recent attack was foiled when only the detonators, not the explosives themselves, went off in a bus and three parts of London's subway.

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Anthony Kuhn is NPR's correspondent based in Seoul, South Korea, reporting on the Korean Peninsula, Japan, and the great diversity of Asia's countries and cultures. Before moving to Seoul in 2018, he traveled to the region to cover major stories including the North Korean nuclear crisis and the Fukushima earthquake and nuclear disaster.
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