German police says that two men are arrested in connection with the investigation of a possible planned terrorist attack, reports Spiegel.
A 27-year-old man from Algeria and a 23-year-old from Nigeria was apprehended on the night of Thursday in and around the city of Göttingen, about 12 miles south of Hanover.
Both live in the city, and shall long have been a part of a salafistisk environment. Followers of salafisme espouse a literal and fundamentalist interpretation of the Qur’an.
450 police officers participated in the action, where eleven buildings were examined, writes Die Welt.
the Background for the campaign is, according to the police chief in Göttingen that it is the last few days have been increasingly more information to suggest that a terrorist attack was being planned. Thus, specific police to action quickly. (TV 2/NTB)