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Netherlands narrowly escaped a major terrorist attack with dozens of deaths prosecutors
RT ^ | 1/11/19

Posted on 01/12/2019 8:36:43 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Dozens of people would have been killed in an unprecedented terrorist attack in the Netherlands if a seven-strong terrorist cell had not been stopped in time, a Dutch public prosecutor told a court on Thursday.

The terrorists were intercepted in September last year following months of investigation. The seven suspects were arrested in the towns of Arnhem and Weert. Police seized 100kg of fertilizer as well as other bomb-making materials at their homes, they said at the time. This week, preliminary hearings in the high-profile case started.

“The suspects said goodbye to friends. These suspects were on the way to commit an attack, with dozens of victims. The Netherlands escaped a major attack,” the prosecutor told a court on Thursday.

According to the prosecution, the terrorists intended to target a festival with guns and bombs. A car bomb was also considered by the group. The conspirators discussed how they would conduct the raid, how they would avoid police, and how they should set off their explosive vests early if law enforcement tried to stop them, the court was told.

Luckily, the police identified the threat before they could carry out their plans. The prosecutor stressed that at no point was the public in danger in this case.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: asylum; immigration; islam; islamic; migrants; muslim; muslims; refugees

1 posted on 01/12/2019 8:36:43 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

The Russian media must be going mainstream. No mention of religion, or where they were from. Just the defense attorney’s assertion that they were “not “hardcore jihadists””


2 posted on 01/12/2019 8:45:21 PM PST by PAR35
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
I wonder if the bad guys had any specific religious beliefs? 😁👎
3 posted on 01/12/2019 8:48:31 PM PST by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD.... And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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To: PAR35
Just the defense attorney’s assertion that they were “not “hardcore jihadists””

Well, that sure is a relief to know. I guess maybe they were just softcore jihadists. /S

4 posted on 01/12/2019 9:02:40 PM PST by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD.... And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Unless European countries reverse course on importing Muslims into their homelands, they’re going to wind up with full scale war across the continent.

Maybe that’s what its going to take for them to see the insanity of bringing them in.


5 posted on 01/12/2019 9:48:59 PM PST by Windflier (Pitchforks and torches ripen on the vine. Left too long, they become black rifles.)
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To: PAR35

The Dutch papers reported that the ring was centered around a 34 year old Iraqi.


6 posted on 01/12/2019 11:06:27 PM PST by Dagnabitt ( No wall. No budget. Shut. It. Down.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
The prosecutor stressed that at no point was the public in danger in this case.

What a liar.

As long as the muzzies are in their country, they are in danger.

7 posted on 01/13/2019 5:44:59 AM PST by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith......)
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To: Dagnabitt

Wow. Yet another mere coincidence.


8 posted on 01/13/2019 5:46:29 AM PST by AppyPappy (How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Dozens could've died in foiled terrorist attack, Prosecutor says

By Janene Pieters on January 10, 2019 - 14:30

The Netherlands escaped a terrorist attack that could've resulted in "dozens of victims" with the arrest of seven suspects in Arnhem and Weert in September last year, the Public Prosecutor said in court on Thursday - the first proforma hearing in this case. Only three of the six suspects still in detention were present at the hearing, AD reports.

"The suspects said goodbye to friends. These suspects were on the way to commit an attack, with dozens of victims. The Netherlands escaped a major attack", the Prosecutor said.

According to the Prosecutor, the attack was to happen at a festival. The suspects discussed how they would get ready outside the festival, and then go in and commit an attack. "They also talked about tactics: how should they do it? And what to do if one of them is tagged by the police?" They decided not to walk too close to each other, and detonate their bomb vest if they police grab them, the Prosecutor said.

The Prosecutor stressed that there was never a real danger, because the police infiltrated this group and foiled their plans. "But how different it could have been. If the string had broken with the infiltrators, we might have had dozens of victims."

The police infiltration started on May 18th last year, after intelligence service AIVD informed the police that main suspect Hardi N. was planning an attack. The police infiltrators made first contact with the group on June 5th in Arnhem. The suspects were eventually arrested in Arnhem and Weert on September 27th.

Shortly before their arrests, four of the suspects attended firearms training at a home in a holiday park in Weert, Limburg. What they did not know is that the two men who gave them training and provided the firearms, which had been made safe, were undercover police officers. The home was full of eavesdropping equipment and cameras. When the four left the park in a van, they were arrested. Three others were arrested in the Arnhem region. One of the seven suspects has since been released and did not have to appear in court on Thursday.

The suspects who did have to appear are 34-year-old Hardi N., 21-year-old Wail el A., 21-year-old Nabil B., 21-year-old Morat M., 30-year-old Shevan A. and 26-year-old Nadeem S. All of the suspects originally came from the Arnhem region, but some of them moved to Rotterdam and Vlaardingen recently. Their homes were searched after their arrests.

An unnamed man from Arnhem, 18, was released from pre-trial custody in late November. At the time of the release, the prosecutor said there was not enough evidence to continue holding the man. He was still considered a suspect in the case and remained under investigation, as of Nov. 26.

The lawyers representing the suspect claim that the police infiltration was entrapment. "The Public Prosecutor helped to create this group. The idea to have the boys train came from the infiltrator. Thus fear of an attack was created. It would not have happened without the Public Prosecutor", the lawyers said, according to the newspaper.

9 posted on 01/13/2019 5:53:43 AM PST by csvset (illegitimi non carborundum)
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To: metmom

We are all in danger as long as Muslims are in our country

They are all commanded to kill us. Even Hussein Obama who was America’s FIRST Muslim President


10 posted on 01/13/2019 12:19:51 PM PST by politicianslie (OPTIMIST-Glass 1/2 full- PESSIMIST 1/2 empty TO ENGINEER, Glass is twice as big as it needs to be!)
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To: metmom

Yeah, a most unbelievable lie there!


11 posted on 01/13/2019 2:36:10 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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