Fourteen individuals have been captured in Denmark and Germany on doubt of getting ready one or a few assaults in the two nations, Danish police said Friday, adding that the disclosure of an Islamic State bunch banner could demonstrate the suspects “have an association or compassion for the dread association.”
Flemming Drejer, employable top of Denmark’s Security and Intelligence Service, said the discoveries were “stressing” yet “it is our appraisal that there was no approaching threat.”
Dreyer said the initial seven people who were captured in Denmark had procured weapons and “we discovered things that can be utilized to make a bomb.” He said police discovered shotguns and a rifle with an extension, just as the banner, yet that he was unable to give further insights regarding the Denmark case or its connects to Germany.
“We are presently in the underlying period of the examination and we need to hold our assets away from plain view,” Dreyer said.
Everything except one of the 14 captures occurred in Denmark. Three of the suspects are Syrian nationals, ages 33, 36 and 40, who were captured a weekend ago, as per German authorities.
Danish specialists declared eight captures on Thursday, and police said another six individuals were kept Friday.
The confinement hearings in Denmark were held behind purported twofold shut entryways, which means the case is covered in mystery and few subtleties are disclosed. Authorities didn’t recognize the suspects.
Denmark’s security administration, known by its Danish abbreviation PET, said Thursday that the initial seven individuals captured in Denmark were suspected “of having procured fixings and segments for the assembling of explosives, just as weapons, or having taken an interest in this.”
They are associated with “having arranged at least one fear based oppressor assaults or took an interest in endeavored illegal intimidation.”
Prior, German specialists had declared the initial three captures — two in Denmark and one in Germany. They said the suspects were affirmed to have bought a few kilograms (pounds) of synthetic substances in January that could be utilized to fabricate explosives.
An inquiry of a home in the German city of Dessau-Rosslau, southwest of Berlin, turned up 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of dark powder and breakers, the German examiner said. More synthetics were seized in Denmark.
Germany’s dpa news organization announced that the three were siblings, and that two had entered Germany without precedent for 1998 and got evacuee status later. The synthetic substances they are affirmed to have acquired came from a source in Poland, were conveyed to Dessau-Rosslau, and afterward brought to Denmark, dpa revealed.
Equity Minister Nick Haekkerup said late Thursday on Twitter that “the case shows that the fear based oppressor danger against Denmark stays genuine.”
The Scandinavian nation of 6 million has been stressed over a potential radical assault since September 2005, when a Danish paper distributed 12 kid’s shows showing the Prophet Muhammad.
The kid’s shows caused shock and fights in the Muslim world, where any portrayal of Muhammad, by and large, is viewed as impious. The paper said it had needed to test whether sketch artists would put forth a concentrated effort control when requested to depict Muhammad. No Danish laws were abused with the kid’s shows’ distribution.