Germany Arrests Algerian Suspected of Planning Terrorist Attack

February 4, 2016 11:32 AM

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Germany Arrests Algerian Suspected of Planning Terrorist Attack

BERLIN — An Algerian man suspected of training with Islamic State terrorists in Syria and of planning a violent attack in Germany was taken into custody at a refugee shelter in North Rhine-Westphalia early Thursday as hundreds of police carried out antiterrorism raids in three German states, the police said.

The man, who, in keeping with German law, was not identified, is 35 and was detained along with an Algerian woman whose arrest had been sought on different charges, according to a statement from the Berlin police.

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