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Terrorism

Seven arrested in Denmark, Germany over alleged terrorist attack plan

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Seven people were arrested in Denmark on suspicion of attempting to make explosives and planning terrorist attacks, police said, after a joint law enforcement operation between Denmark and Germany.

Those arrested are alleged to have acquired ingredients and components for manufacturing explosives and firearms.

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“We believe that there are individuals with the intent and capacity to commit terrorist attacks in Denmark,” Danish police said in a statement late on Thursday.

Six others were arrested in Denmark and one person in Germany in connection with the same case, they said.

Danish police are scheduled a press briefing at 1000 GMT on Friday.

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