Iraqi teen arrested in Germany after contacting ISIS leaders

2018-02-17 10:50


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Berlin – A 17-year-old Iraqi has been arrested in Germany after allegedly contacting senior members of the Islamic State group.

Prosecutors in Frankfurt say the teen was detained on Tuesday in the central German town of Eschwege.

German daily Bild reported on Friday that the Iraqi, who came to Germany in 2015 as a refugee, was suspected of preparing an attack, and allegedly obtained instructions for building an explosive device using a remote-controlled car.

News agency dpa cited prosecutors as saying authorities seized a mobile phone and a computer after searching the suspect's home.

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