February 9, 2023

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Iranian arrested in Germany for preparing cyanide attacks – Corriere.it

to Foreign Affairs Online

Deadly toxins were found in the home of the man who, according to the authorities, was planning a very dangerous attack for ISIS.

A 32-year-old Iranian national was arrested with another person in western Germany on charges To prepare for Islamic terrorist attacks He also uses deadly poisons like cyanide and ricin found in his home. At a joint press conference, the Düsseldorf Police and Public Prosecutor’s Office announced this The man was planning a very dangerous attack. The search and arrest took place in the town of Kastrup-Rauxel, in the western state of Rhineland in North-Westphalia. The specialists in pollution control suits were seen leaving the suspect’s home.

According to Bild newspaper, the German authorities have been warned by foreign intelligence services The threat of an Islamic terrorist attack with a chemical bomb

Ricin is a highly toxic agent, and the Robert Koch Institute classifies it as a biological weaponWhich is extracted from the seeds of the castor plant. It can become a deadly poison, like cyanide.

In 2018, the police arrested a 31-year-old Tunisian His wife accuses them of preparing an attack on ricin for the benefit of the Islamic State. In the couple’s home, investigators found 84.3 mg of ricin and 3,300 castor beans used to make the poison. The man was sentenced two years later to 10 years in prison and his wife to 8 years.

Jan 8, 2023 (changed Jan 8, 2023 | 10:25 am)