German police investigating 40 “refugees” as potential terrorists

More “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist suspects have traveled to Germany among incoming refugees than was first thought, the Federal Criminal Police has said. Germany’s Left has warned against anti-migrant scaremongering.

Since the beginning of the refugee crisis last year, the BKA has received some 369 tipoffs regarding either specific jihadi smugglers or people supporting a terrorist organization, German newspaper “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung” reported on Wednesday.

According to statistics provided by the BKA, some 40 investigations have been opened against the suspects, with complaints including the membership in a terrorist organization and the preparation of a serious crime.

The BKA stressed that the threat of a terror attack Germany and Europe remains high.