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September 22, 2015 9:59 am

German Intelligence Concerned About Islamic Extremists Recruiting Refugees

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The Islamic State terror group is setting up a stronghold in Europe. Photo: EPA.

Germany is concerned that Islamic extremists are recruiting refugees. Photo: EPA.

German intelligence warned Tuesday that the number of Islamic extremists in the country had increased sharply in recent months and expressed serious concern that they were recruiting among refugees.

The Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Germany’s domestic security watchdog, said the number of radical Salafists had surged to 7,900 in September from 7,500 in June, and that many were trying to lure asylum-seekers into their ranks.

Read full story at AFP.

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