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Three men, aged 18, 24, and 26, were arrested in early morning terror raids in Newham, just miles from the Olympic stadium.
Two other men and a woman were also held in operations that police say are not directly linked to the Games but part of a wider tightening of security. The terror alert level remains at "substantial".
Four al-Qaeda inspired terrorists have pleaded guilty to conspiring to blow up targets including the London Stock Exchange.
Ringleader Mohammed Chowdhury, 21, of Stanliff House, on the Isle of Dogs, and Shah Rahman, 29, of St Bernard's Road in Newham, were among those who admitted the charge.