ROME – The Italian authorities have a Somali arrested who had suggested churches to blow up. The man is suspected of ties with terrorist organisation Islamic State, says the police.
The man would have said: “Let’s place bombs in all the churches in Italy. Where is the largest church? That is in Rome.”
The police suspect that the suspect in the past, a warrior IS was. He arrived in 2016 in Italy and worked in the city of Bari, for a cleaning company. The police kept the Papers for a month closely in the holes and listened to him.
’Bombs in churches’
Detectives listened also when the man is in discussions praising, spoke about “those who kill in the path of Allah.” Also he allowed himself to be positive about the attack of last week in Strasbourg. The man would also have said: “Let’s place bombs in all the churches in Italy. Where is the largest church? That is in Rome.”
The man was last week arrested when he Bari wanted to leave. The Public Prosecutor accuses him of inciting and supporting terrorism. The Italian police takes extra security measures around churches, including St. peter’s Basilica in Rome. There are, around christmas, a lot of people expected.