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Ticino police arrest man with suspected IS links

National News // Feb. 23, 2017

Ticino police have arrested a man with suspected links to Islamic extremists. They are searching for another.

Wikipedia Ticino police arrest man with suspected IS links

The men have Turkish origins, one is a dual Swiss Turkish national and the other is Turkish.

Federal Prosecutors says they suspect the men have been recruited by so called Islamic State or related organizations.

Police searched several houses and a ‘place of prayer’.

Over 100 officers from the Ticino police department as well as investigators from the Federal Office of Police are involved in the search and the hunt for the other man. 

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