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U.K. Police Charge Four With Terrorism Offenses

British police charged four men from the central English city of Birmingham with terrorism offences linked to Pakistan.

The men were arrested on November 15 as part of a police counterterrorism investigation in which eight others have also been charged.

West Midlands Police said in a statement the four men would appear in court in London on November 19.

They face charges of fundraising for the purposes of terrorism, traveling to Pakistan for training and traveling abroad to commit acts of terrorism.

Police named the four as Khobaib Hussain, Ishaaq Hussain and Shahid Kasam Khan, all 19 years old, and Naweed Mahmood Ali, aged 24.

compiled from Reuters reports