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German Special Forces Arrest Syrian ISIS Member Over Threat to Bundesliga Game|Newsweek

German Special Forces Arrest Syrian ISIS Member Over Threat to Bundesliga Game|Newsweek

German special forces have arrested a suspected Syrian member of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) over threat of an attack on the start of the Bundesliga football season, local authorities said Tuesday.

Police detained the 24-year-old man on Friday in the Mutterstadt area in the southwestern state of Rhineland-Palatinate and local officials said that there are plans for some form of attack to coincide with the start of the domestic league’s season.

The suspect is believed to have been detained in connection with such plans, but officials did not elaborate on any details of a plot.

Source: German Special Forces Arrest Syrian ISIS Member Over Threat to Bundesliga Game