Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Finland Says Terror Suspects Linked To Al Shabaab

Update on Two Arrested for Terror Financing in Finland, in which we answer Rusty's question: "who were they raising funds for"?

A Somali man and woman arrested in Finland on suspicion of financing terrorism and terror recruitment are linked to the Somali insurgent group al-Shabab, police said Tuesday[...]

The 34-year-old man is also suspected of recruiting at least one person abroad to commit an act of terrorism "in the direction of Somalia," linked to al-Shabab, the agency said. He has lived in Finland since 2005, has a residency permit and has had several jobs.

The 28-year-old woman is a student who arrived in Finland in late 2008, police said.
Stay tuned...

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