Swedish terrorist ‘planned airport attack’

Detention extended for 24-year-old from Malmö
Osama Krayem, a 24-year-old Swedish national linked to the terror attacks in Paris last November and Brussels in March, is also believed to have been planning an attack on Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport.
Krayem, from Malmö and of Syrian origin, was arrested in Belgium in April for his role in the attacks, which killed 162 people, and is currently in custody. Now a court has ruled to extend his detention by another two months.
An anonymous judicial source quoted by Swedish daily Sydsvenskan says that the extension is because Krayem and an accomplice had planned to attack Schiphol.
Evidence includes two bus tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam, plus a laptop containing five terror targets – three of which were hit in the Paris attacks, a “metro” and “Schiphol”.
“There were two single-journey tickets [to Amsterdam],” the source told Sydsvenskan.
The attack had been planned for November 13, the same date as the Paris attacks, and the newspaper says that although Krayem travelled to Amsterdam on that date, for an as yet unknown reason he decided to return to Brussels on the same day.
Sydsvenskan / The Local


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