Guns Found As IS Suspects Held In Denmark

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 2:59 PM

A look for following the arrests close Copenhagen leads to the recovery of a cache of weapons amid heightened security.

Guns Found As IS Suspects Held In Denmark

A haul of guns and ammunition has been found in Denmark after the arrest of four suspected Islamic State terrorists.

Danish police believe the grouping detained near Copenhagen had been recruited by the militant grouping in Syria to carry out attacks.

The cache of weapons were recovered in a connected search.

The police said in a statement: "The arrests took space as portion of efforts to combat people enlisting in terrorist groups in the war-torn areas in Syria and northern Iraq."

All four are due to show up at a hearing before a judge on Friday.

In a statement issued a brief time after the arrests, Justice Minister Soren Pind said: "We know that people who have fought for IS in Syria or Iraq may pose a specific security threat against Denmark."

The Danish intelligence service PET said latest Oct that more than one hundred twenty-five people from the country are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq to connect IS. At least twenty-seven of them have been killed there.

The security forces in Denmark have been on high alert since two people were killed in in Feb last year.

IS claimed responsibility for latest mo and the fatal rampage in Paris in Nov that left one hundred thirty dead.

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