Heavily-armed Britons arrested near Greece-Turkey border
Greek authorities have arrested two heavily-armed British men near the country's border with Turkey.
A senior security source said the suspects were Iraqi-born British subjects in their 20s.
The two, driving a trailer, were arrested on Saturday night by coastguard officers near the port of the north-eastern Greek city of Alexandroupolis.
They were carrying more than a dozen guns and well over 20,000 bullets, the security official said. They are not on any terrorist or criminal database.
Police counter-terrorism officers and National Intelligence Agency staff were heading to Alexandroupolis.
A coastguard spokesman confirmed the arrests but would not provide further information.