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AustraliaPolice in Australia have arrested five teenagers in a major operation targeting an alleged Islamic State-inspired terror plot.

The men – all aged 18 and 19 – were arrested during raids involving 200 officers.

A number of knives and swords were seized during follow-up searches.

It’s alleged the men were planning to murder police officers during next week’s annual memorial honouring Australians who died in World War 1.

The State Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews has described the plot as “evil”: