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Switzerland's most dangerous jihadist captured

National News // By Tay Kinnear // July 22, 2019

A man described as Switzerland’s most dangerous jihadist has been captured in Syria.

pixabay Switzerland's most dangerous jihadist captured

Identified only as Daniel D, the 24-year-old is the only Swiss national on an Interpol list of dangerous members of Islamic State.

He was caught by Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces. He’s originally from Geneva and is thought to have been radicalized at a mosque in Grand-Saconnex. He married a woman in Syria and has an 11-month-old child.

One other Swiss jihadist, Thomas C from canton Aargau is thought to be dead.

 

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