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April 28, 2017

Two alleged ISIS terrorists detained in Italy

Within the anti-terrorist operation, Italian police detained two Africans suspected of belonging to Berlin terror cell, La Stampa informs.

 One of the detained persons is a 27-year-old citizen of Congo who earlier lived in the migrant centre in Italian city of Brindisi, and is currently a resident of Germany.

 The second detained person – a 22-year-old citizen of Morocco – was expelled from Italy. He is suspected of the connections with the Berlin terrorist Anis Amri, who attacked with a truck a crown on Christmas fair in December.

 During the investigation, the police found out that both suspects were the members of the Salafi cell in Berlin and joined the Islamic State.