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Germany arrests three Syrian men ‘on IS mission’

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Three Syrian men were arrested in Germany on Tuesday on suspicion of being sent by the Islamic State (IS) terror group to launch attacks, prosecutors said.

The men — aged 17, 18 and 26 — were detained after a series of pre-dawn raids in the states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony, BBC reported.

The police have seized “extensive material”, the prosecutors added.

But no concrete missions or orders have so far been found, BBC reported.

In a statement, the Federal Public Prosecutor’s office said investigations so far suggested the three had come to Germany in November 2015 with the intention of “carrying out a previously determined order (from IS) or to await further instructions”.

They were said to have travelled through Turkey and Greece on false passports.

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