Bosnia detains person suspected of extremist ties
Aug. 30, 2017
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Officials in Bosnia say they have detained one person suspected of affiliation with Islamic extremists and terrorism.
Police said Wednesday they searched a house and detained an unnamed individual in the wider Sarajevo area on the orders of the state prosecutor's office.
The prosecutor's office said the operation targeted homes associated with extremist groups and people fighting in Syria and Iraq to "find weapons, ammunition and explosives and bring in some people for questioning."
The statement said the premises were believed to be linked to a man "who had been deported to Bosnia from Austria."
Police did not say if anything was seized during the search.