A Swedish citizen and a Danish citizen have been arrested in Turkey on suspicion of planning acts of terror in Europe, according to Turkish media.
The pair are said to have been trained by Isis since 2014.
“We have received information from Turkish security services stating that a Swedish citizen has been arrested in Turkey,” Nina Odermalm Schei, press chief with Swedish security agency Sapö, told news agency TT.
The men have been named as 35-year-old Abdullah el Halabi, Danish citizen of Lebanese origin, and Tofik Saleh, 38, Swedish citizen of Iraqi origin. According to the Anatolia news agency and other Turkish media, the pair have received training in terrorism during visits to Syria over several years, where they claimed to be participating in relief work.
Funny, those names sound neither Danish nor Swedish.