Dutch Police Arrest 7 Men Suspected of Plotting Major Attack

Prosecutors say an investigation of potential targets is continuing.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have arrested seven men who are suspected of plotting a large-scale extremist attack in the Netherlands that prosecutors say they think has been foiled. The national prosecutor’s office said in a statement Thursday that the men were arrested by heavily armed police in the towns of Arnhem and Weert. The statement says the arrests capped a months-long investigation that was launched by intelligence suggesting the alleged ring leader,…

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