Italy Arrests 2 Men Accused of Plotting Attacks on National Landmarks


The Italian police on Wednesday arrested two men accused of plotting attacks on national landmarks in Italy and of posting threatening messages online in support of the Islamic State.

One photograph identified by the police as evidence showed Milan’s central train station with a caption that said: “Islamic State in Rome. We are on your streets.”

The two men, a 35-year-old Tunisian and a 26-year-old Pakistani, lived near Brescia, in the Lombardy region.

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SOURCE: NY Times, Elisabetta Povoledo

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