German authorities investigating more than 200 ‘IS’ suspects

German news outlet Spiegel on Saturday reported online that the number of official criminal investigations into suspects believe to be tied to the “Islamic State” (IS) terror group was rising.

“There are currently investigations against more than 200 suspects in connection with IS,” Spiegel quoted German Justice Minister Heiko Maas as saying. In September, the figure had stood at 140.

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