Three arrested in alleged Al-Qaeda bomb plot in Norway

Norwegian residents said to have ties with terrorist group

Three man have been arrested by Norwegian police in connection with an alleged al-Qaeda bomb plot. According to the head of the Norwegian security police two of the plotters were arrested in Norway and one in Germany. The three men, a Uighur from China, an Iraqi and an Uzbek, are all Norwegian residents and have reportedly been under surveillance for a year. “We believe this group has had links to people abroad who can be linked to al-Qaeda, and to people who are involved in investigations in other countries, among others the United States and Britain,” said Kristiansen, the BBC reported.

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