Gothenburg police continue terrorist hunt

Police in the Swedish west coast city of Gothenburg have called for reinforcements in the ongoing investigation of suspected terrorist activities.

Without giving more details, the police say they have detained two persons and released a number of others - insisting that even these persons are still under suspicion.

The police claim they have also confiscated material but decline to give details.

Speaking to Swedish Radio news, some of those released insist they are all from the same family of Palestinians who came to Sweden from Syria 20 years ago, are all well educated and well integrated into Swedish society and have never been involved in any terrorist activities.

They add that they were brutally apprehended in a dawn raid on their homes by a large contingent of police in front of frightened wives and children.

The police also maintain that the have found no signs of suspected terrorist actions in the city and no areas have been closed to the public.

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