Police have arrested a man in the Dutch city of Rotterdam suspected of planning a terrorist attack, local media reports. Law enforcement found a Kalashnikov assault rifle and an Islamic State flag while raiding the man’s house.
According to various Dutch media outlets, the suspect in question was arrested back on Wednesday, when an anti-terrorist unit raided his house and found a Kalashnikov assault rifle with two full magazines.
An Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) flag was also found in the 30-year-old man’s apartment.
Special forces also seized four boxes containing explosive materials, the suspect’s mobile phone, and some 1,600 euro.
According to the local Limburger media outlet, police initially received a tip off from Holland’s Algemene Inlichtingen-en Veiligheidsdienst (AIVD) intelligence agency.
The man will be in custody for two weeks, according to the Dutch media outlet Telegraaf.
Source: Word News