German security forces have arrested 6 refugees believed to be part of an ISIS terror cell that was planning a terror attack.
BREAKING: German security forces have arrested 6 refugees in the towns of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig, the six are believed to be part of an ISIS cell planning to carry out a terror attack in Germany.
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The refugees, all believed to be Syrian, were arrested in Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig.
The attorney general said they are suspected of having ‘prepared an attack with weapons or explosives on a public target in Germany’.
500 police officers were used in the raid – they took laptops, phones and documents.
German media is reporting that police have come across many suspects who came to Germany using false documents and that they had actually been active ISIS fighters in Syria.
More to follow…