Counter-terrorism police arrest two men in western Sydney

Two 19-year-old men have been arrested by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team, which was also searching three properties in western Sydney.

Two men have been arrested by counter-terror police in western Sydney investigating firearms and drugs supply.

The 19-year-olds, from Merrylands and Toongabbie, were to be interviewed following their arrest in Auburn on Friday evening.

The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team was also executing search warrants at two premises in Merrylands and another in Toongabie.

Deputy Commissioner Dave Hudson said there was no current or impending threat to the community as part of the arrests.

Source: Counter-terrorism police arrest two men in western Sydney | SBS News