'16 UK military personnel probed over extremism'
LONDON: At least 16 members of the British armed forces have been referred to the UK's terrorism prevention program, largely over concerns about far-right activity, a media report said. The military personnel were among those investigated over the past two and a half years under Prevent, which is part of the national counter-terrorism strategy and aims to stop people being drawn into or supporting terrorism, Xinhua news agency quoted the Guardian report as saying on Monday. (IANS)
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