Two Copenhagen men arrested with explosives

Two men were arrested in Copenhagen on Thursday in possession of a kilo of explosives, Copenhagen Police announced on Friday.

According to the police, one of the men is associated with Defence Command Denmark (Forsvaret).

“The arrests took place yesterday morning at 10.01am and 10.21am in Copenhagen. One arrestee is a 33-year-old Dane with Pakistani roots. The other arrestee is a 31-year-old Danish man connected to Defence Command Denmark. Two packages of explosives weighing 500 grams were found, along with a fuse,” Copenhagen Police wrote in a series of tweets.