Dutch police arrest two men on suspicion of ‘preparing a terrorist attack’

Police in the Netherlands have arrested two men from Zoetermeer, near The Hague, on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack.

Authorities say they believe the attack would likely have been carried out in the Netherlands at the end of the year, using “bomb vests and one or more car bombs”.

The two suspects, aged 20 and 34, were detained on Monday.

After carrying out searches, police found items including a throwing axe and a dagger hidden above a ceiling at one of the suspect’s addresses.

No firearms or explosives were found on the suspects.

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Source: Euronews