Australian police charge two with conspiracy to commit "terrorism" after raids

by Reuters
Wednesday, 9 December 2015 23:56 GMT

SYDNEY, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Australian police said they had charged a 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy with conspiracy to conduct an act of terrorism after they were arrested during early-morning raids in Sydney on Thursday.

Police told a news conference the plots could have included attacks on government buildings, including the headquarters of the Australian Federal Police, and attacks on random civilians. (Reporting by Matt Siegel; Editing by Paul Tait)

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