Police in the state of Lower Saxony arrested two suspected Islamists during a special operation earlier in the day. They are reportedly an Algerian and a Nigerian nationals in their 20s.

 

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“Our employees found pellet guns remade into lethal weapons as well as firearms, IS [Daesh] flags and machetes,” Uwe Luehrig said.

 

Earlier in the day German police reportedly arrested on Thursday two jihadists suspected of planning a terrorist attack during a special operation in Gottingen. The arrested men were an Algerian national, 27, and a Nigerian, 23.