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Europol: 205 terror plots foiled, failed and carried out last year

Europol: 205 terror plots foiled, failed and carried out last year

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European Union
News Date: 
21/06/2018
Sharia Watch

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 from the European Union’s cross-border police agency, Europol, revealed that the number of jihadi-inspired attacks “more than doubled” last year. The organisation’s annual ‘EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT)’ states that 9 EU countries reported a total of , up from 142 in 2016. A total of 975 people were arrested in the EU for terrorism-related offences last year, with the vast majority of those pertaining to Islamist terrorism.