08 September, 2009

Three Swedes are arrested in Pakistan

Three Swedes, seven Turks and a Russian have been arrested under suspicion of terrorism.

According to the Pakistani media three Swedes were among the arrested. Ellinor Lundmark, press officer at the Swedish foreign ministry, has been trying to confirm the reports.

A representative from the Police force went on TV to acknowledge that they did have suspects in custody, and that they were linked to the al-Qaida terrorist network.

The reports of three of the suspects being from Sweden are as yet unconfirmed.

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