Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Italy: Mass police raids target Islamic extremists.

(Rome) The Italian police have carried raids across the country targeting Islamic extremists.  Currently that have under arrest 23 year old Moroccan  Elmahdi Halili who was arrested in the northern city of Turin.

Yesterday in the southern city of Foggia, police arrested an Egyptian-born man suspected of being a member of Islamic State and of indoctrinating young children in a cultural centre he ran. They said the man encouraged the children to kill non-Muslims.

On March 15, police acting on a tip from the U.S. FBI arrested a man of Latvian origin who they said had been preparing pipe bombs. A judge’s detention order said the man had been considering an attack on a kindergarten.