German authorities searched several homes throughout the country on Tuesday in conjunction with Belgian officers in a wide-reaching raid aimed at an alleged plot to used remote control model airplanes to carry out terrorist attacks.
The raids began at 4 a.m. local time in the German states of Bavaria, Baden-Wurttemberg and Saxony. Authorities said in a statement that the investigation is focusing on two men of Tunisian origin. They are suspected of having sought to acquire information and equipment necessary to carry out “radical Islamist explosive attacks using remote controlled airplanes,” according to a statement on the website of Germany’s Federal Public Prosecutors’ Office.
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