Police in Milan
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Italy: Moroccan suspected of synagogue terror plot

Police find maps of Milan's main synagogue on computer of 20-year-old suspect arrested in northern Italy

Anti-terrorism police have arrested a 20-year-old Moroccan man in northern Italy on suspicion of planning attacks on targets including a synagogue in Milan.


A woman believed to have been contact with the Moroccan had been detained by British police in London, Italian authorities said in a statement.


בית הכנסת המרכזי במילאנו (ארכיון)

Milan's main synagogue (Archive)


The statement said the man, who had lived near Brescia east of Milan since he was six years old, had created a Facebook page dedicated to training in the use of weapons and explosives.


Police said they found a document on the man's computer showing maps and security measures around Milan's main synagogue in the centre of the city.




פרסום ראשון: 03.15.12, 13:07
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