Denmark arrests four suspected IS fighters returned from Syria

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 3:48 PM

Ammunitions and weapons were found in a connected search, the police later tweeted."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," the police said in a statement on Thursday.

Danish police said on Thursday they'd arrested four people close Copenhagen who they suspect were recruited by the militant grouping Islamic State (IS) in Syria to commit violence.

Ammunitions and weapons were found in a connected search, the police later tweeted.

"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," the police said in a statement on Thursday.

The police wouldn't allow more details on the identity of or suspicions about the four, who'll arrive before a judge for a preliminary hearing on Friday.

More than one hundred twenty-five people from Denmark have are believed to have joined IS after going to Syria and Iraq, Danish intelligence service PET, said in October, adding that at least twenty-seven of them have died there.

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

Danish authorities have been on high alert since two people were killed in shooting attacks on a free speech event and a synagogue in Copenhagen in Feb last year.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombing that killed thirty-two people in Brussels latest mo and attacks in Paris on Nov that killed one hundred thirty people.

(Reporting by Teis Jensen Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)

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