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One person detained on terror charges in western Sweden following police raids

A police car outside a house in a Gothenburg suburb on Thursday morning. Photo: Jonas Dagson / TT

Published: 14.Dec.2018 08:00 hrs

One person has been detained on terror charges following several raids in western Sweden.

Sweden's security police Säpo carried out the raids in coordination with the national police and National Operations Department (NOA) across multiple locations on Thursday morning, including the Lilla Edet and Ale municipalities in Västra Götaland.

The man, who is 22 years old and stateless according to court documents seen by The Local, is being held on suspicion of preparation or conspiracy to commit a terrorist crime, as well as aggravated weapons crimes. By Friday morning, he was still in police custody and no further suspects had been detained.

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