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Jihadist arrests in Europe nearly double in two years: Europol

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The number of people arrested in on suspicion of jihadist terror activities nearly doubled over the last two years, Europe's policing agency said today, adding that actual attacks have decreased.

Some 718 were arrested on offences relating to jihadist terror last year as opposed to 395 in 2014, while jihadist attacks dropped from 17 in 2014 to 13 last year -- of which six were linked to the Islamic State group, Europol said in a new report.

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Jihadist arrests in Europe nearly double in two years: Europol

The number of people arrested in Europe on suspicion of jihadist terror activities nearly doubled over the last two years, Europe's policing agency said today, adding that actual attacks have decreased. Some 718 were arrested on offences relating to jihadist terror last year as opposed to 395 in 2014, while jihadist attacks dropped from 17 in 2014 to 13 last year -- of which six were linked to the Islamic State group, Europol said in a new report. The number of people arrested in on suspicion of jihadist terror activities nearly doubled over the last two years, Europe's policing agency said today, adding that actual attacks have decreased.

Some 718 were arrested on offences relating to jihadist terror last year as opposed to 395 in 2014, while jihadist attacks dropped from 17 in 2014 to 13 last year -- of which six were linked to the Islamic State group, Europol said in a new report.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Jihadist arrests in Europe nearly double in two years: Europol

The number of people arrested in on suspicion of jihadist terror activities nearly doubled over the last two years, Europe's policing agency said today, adding that actual attacks have decreased.

Some 718 were arrested on offences relating to jihadist terror last year as opposed to 395 in 2014, while jihadist attacks dropped from 17 in 2014 to 13 last year -- of which six were linked to the Islamic State group, Europol said in a new report.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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