Swiss say arrest two Syrians, probing possible Islamist ties

December 12, 2015 6:59 PM

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GENEVA Two Syrian men were arrested in Geneva on Friday after traces of explosives were found in their car, Switzerland's attorney general said on Saturday, confirming media reports.

Criminal proceedings have been opened against the two under a law prohibiting groups such as al Qaeda and Islamic State, a statement from the attorney general's office said. It did not give any names or other details about the pair.

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