Bosnian police have arrested 11 people on suspicion of plotting "terrorist acts", a week after a deadly Islamist attack on a police station, officials said Thursday. The arrests were part of an operation to root out radical Islamists in the semi-autonomous Serb-run Republika Srpska (RS). Those detained were suspected of having stockpiled weapons and explosives "aimed at committing terrorist acts against the institutions of the Republika Srpska and their representatives", prosecutors said in a statement. Shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest), a gunman opened fire on a police station, killing one officer and wounding two others before himself being shot dead by police.
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26 December, 2015 Bosnia says arrests foiled Islamist attack in Sarajevo A Bosnian anti-terrorism prosecutor has said the recent arrests of 11 suspected jihadists prevented an attack that purportedly would have killed around 100 holiday revellers in Sarajevo, state television said Saturday. The arrests were carried out Tues...