Police in Austria arrest eight terrorist suspects

Police in Austria arrest eight terrorist suspects

The Austrian police Thursday in Vienna and Graz launched raids in search of terrorist suspects. Eleven persons were for questioning, arrested, of whom eight later if suspects were embedded, said the police against Austrian media.

In the action were around the eight hundred agents employed. The operation would be independent of the recent arrest of a seventeen year old boy who is suspected of preparing a terrorist attack in Vienna.

According to the website of the newspaper Kurier were from the former Yugoslavia-born suspects have been monitored. They would have ties with the group Islamitiche State and had planned a radical islamist attitude organisation.

The Kronen Zeitung reported that it comes to followers of a haatprediker from Vienna, who last year, due to terrorist association and incitement to murder, to twenty years in prison was sentenced.

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