Australia anti-terror police arrest two Muslims in alleged beheading plot

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Two men have been arrested in Sydney after a raid by Australian counterterrorism police found a hunting knife, a flag and other items, raising suspicions of a “beheading plot,” the Daily Telegraph reported on Wednesday.

A New South Wales police spokeswoman would not comment on the details of the report, but said two men were assisting police with inquiries after an operation on Tuesday afternoon.

A media conference was planned for later on Wednesday.