Australian PM says police raids follow threat of beheading




 
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September 18th, 2014  
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Topic: Australian PM says police raids follow threat of beheading


By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Militants connected with radical group Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after Australia raised its national terror threat level to "high" for the first time, citing the likelihood of attacks by Australians radicalised in Iraq or Syria. ...




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