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Two terror suspects arrested in Rotterdam

Xinhua | Updated: 2018-07-23 20:17
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THE HAGUE - Dutch police have arrested two people suspected of planning a terrorist attack, the Dutch public prosecutor announced on Monday.

The arrests were conducted on June 17 this year, based on information by the General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands (AIVD). The two suspects will appear in the Rotterdam court first on Sept 19.

According to the AIVD, one of the suspects wrote about a plan for an attack in Paris and both suspects also chatted on planning an attack on the security services in the Netherlands, sending a picture of a police station in Rotterdam to each other.

No weapons or explosives were found during the arrests. The suspects are 22 and 27 years old respectively, both of Moroccan nationality.

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