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Moroccan held in Italy over terror plot

2012-03-15 14:00

Milan - Anti-terrorism police have arrested a 20-year-old Moroccan man in northern Italy on suspicion of planning attacks on targets including a synagogue in Milan.

A woman believed to have been contact with the Moroccan had been detained by British police in London, Italian authorities said in a statement.

The statement said the man, who had lived near Brescia east of Milan since he was 6-years-old, had created a Facebook page dedicated to training in the use of weapons and explosives.

Police said they found a document on the man's computer showing maps and security measures around Milan's main synagogue in the centre of the city.

Comments
  • Briek - 2012-03-15 14:09

    Just send him back to Morocco. Then he will commit suicide any way.

  • John - 2012-03-16 04:41

    Uncontrolled borders and immigration?

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