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New arrest in Copenhagen terror attacks

Man charged in connection to the attacks on Krudttønden and the Krystalgade synagogue

February 27th, 2015 12:09 pm| by admin


The man picked up this morning and charged with involvement in the terrorist attack in Copenhagen is the younger brother of the perpetrator Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, DR Nyheder is reporting.

Police have yet to confirm that report that the man that they arrested is El-Hussein’s brother

Police have arrested a second man this morning and charged him with being involved in the terror attacks in Copenhagen.

“Copenhagen Police today arrested a young man and charged him with complicity in the terror attacks of 14 and 15 February,” read a release from the Copenhagen Police.

Same charges, same neighbourhood
Police have already arrested and charged two men with helping Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein obtain a weapon that he used in the attack and giving him safe haven.

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Reports said that the suspect arrested today was charged with similar offences. The suspect reportedly lives in the same Mjølnerparken housing estate as the other two men arrested for assisting El-Hussein.