OVERVIEW: What we know about antiterroraktion in Denmark

the Police have on Wednesday afternoon carried out a major coordinated action with arrests and searches. the Background of the action is a suspicion that a nu

OVERVIEW: What we know about antiterroraktion in Denmark

the Police have on Wednesday afternoon carried out a major coordinated action with arrests and searches.

the Background of the action is a suspicion that a number of gerningspersoner has been in the process of planning a terrorist attack.

* About 20 people have been arrested in connection with Wednesday's actions.

* 20 addresses have been searched.

* Some of those arrested will on Thursday be manufactured in the grundlovsforhør and charged with violation of terrorparagraffen.

* It was not on the police press conference Wednesday, where exactly many of those arrested, who gets charged and for what.

* By Thursday grundlovsforhør will be the subject of closed doors. The charges will be read out prior to the hearing, while the rest will be closed to the public.

* on Wednesday, police said that they arrested, among others, has provided itself with paraphernalia for the manufacture of explosives, and attempted to acquire firearms.

* Gerningspersonerne according to the police have had a "militant islamist motive" for an impending attack.

* It is not yet known, what target has been for the supposed terrorplaner.

* It is also not known when the alleged attack had to be carried out.

* Seven police districts have been involved in Wednesday's actions. The case of the police districts of east Jutland, Copenhagen Perform, north Jutland, Mid - Jutland, the Middle - and west zealand, Funen and Copenhagen.

* According to the Police Intelligence service (PET) was Wednesday's action carried out after intensive investigation.

* PET reports that all the suspects have been detained in the case.

* The supposed terrorplaner does not change the terrorist threat against Denmark. It is still serious.

Source: a Press conference with the Copenhagen Police and the Police Intelligence service (PET).

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 17:00

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