European terror attacks halted as German police arrest two Muslims

Police have foiled a plot to launch a terror attack on European soil after they arrested six suspected Islamists and seized two dozen suicide belts in raids in both Turkey and Germany.

Officers in central Germany detained two known Islamic extremists as part of an investigation into a possible terror attack plot.

Meanwhile, in Turkey, police today seized 24 suicide belts and detained four suspected Islamic State members, the Turkish state news agency said.