Bosnian police launch operation to root out radical Islamists
Bosnian police on Wednesday launched an operation to root out radical Islamists, arresting several people, a week after a suspected "terrorist attack" in which a police officer was killed. "The search is underway in 32 places in Republika Srpska (the Serb-run entity of Bosnia," interior ministry spokesman Milan Salamandija said. Those detained were suspected of having "made supplies of weapons and explosives aimed at committing terrorist acts against the institutions of the Republika Srpska and their representatives", a prosecutor said in a statement. The suspects "belong to radical movements, have fought in or returned from Syria, or were recruiters of jihadists," Salamandija said.
7 May, 2015 Bosnia, Kosovo tighten noose on radical Islamists 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). […]
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