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Topless 'terrorist' arrested

© The Daily Telegraph | 2016-10-10 08:30:37.0

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A former model who once posed topless for a tabloid newspaper has been arrested by counter terrorism police in the UK.

Kimberley Miners was held for about 24 hours on suspicion of possession of terrorist material, and then granted bail.

The police searched the 27-year-old's home in Bradford, England.

Last month it emerged that detectives had warned Miners to stop her contact with extremists online after she allegedly exchanged social media messages with a recruiter and shared violent Isis videos.

The Sunday Times in the UK reported that Miners allegedly used multiple Facebook accounts under different names.

One account shared a video of two armed young children "training for jihad" alongside an adult Islamic State fighter from Islamic State terrorists.

Before her arrest on Friday, she told the newspaper that the Facebook accounts were "fakes made against me".

"I myself am not active on any social media and do not have contact with anyone in association with terrorism."

All the Facebook accounts purportedly linked to Miners have been "friends" of an IS recruiter in Syria, Abu Usamah al-Britani, who is trying to recruit a new generation of jihadi brides in the West.

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