Man who ‘converted to Islam’ arrested in Sicily

A 43-year-old ex-soldier who reportedly converted to Islam was arrested in the Sicilian capital of Palermo last night as part of Italy’s anti-terror sweep.

Amunition and warfare training manuals were found in his home, Corriere reported.

Videos and photos containing images of corpses wrapped in white cloth, alongside Arabic writing, were also found on his mobile phone, the newspaper said.

Police from Digos, Italy’s anti-terror squad, carried out 40 raids as part of an anti-terror operation launched after a shooting spree by Islamic extremists in Paris earlier this month in which 17 people died…

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