WASHINGTON (Agencies): A 21-year-old member of the intelligence wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, named Jack Teixeira, has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of being linked to a leak of confidential US defence and intelligence documents.

The leak, which involved at least 50, and possibly more than 100, secret documents, was posted on the gaming platform Discord and caused panic among top US officials.

The Pentagon stated in a press conference that the leak was a deliberate criminal act. The leaked files included sensitive information on the war in Ukraine, as well as details on China and US allies.

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