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Bosnian SIPA Arrests Person Suspected of ISIS Ties

Bosnia's State Agency for Investigation and Protection, SIPA, arrested a person on Wednesday, suspected of potential connections with Islamic fighters in Syria and Iraq.

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Suspected taken to interogation by SIPA. Photo: N1 video screenshot

On the request of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Bosnian prosecution office, officers of the State Agency for Investigation and Protection, SIPA, arrested one person in Sarajevo on Wednesday on suspicion of connection with foreign Islamic fighters in Syria and Iraq.

SIPA is also searching the home in Sarajevo of the person, who was deported to Bosnia from Austria, looking for illegal arms, ammunition or explosives.

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