'Growing risk of women terrorists in Italy, Europe'-update 2

'New generation of mujahedeen in Europe' say secret services

(ANSA) - Rome, February 27 - Italy's secret services said Friday in a report to parliament that there is "a growing risk" of Islamic terror attacks in Italy and Europe. These could be carried out by the wives, girlfriends, and other female relatives of Islamic State (ISIS) combatants who are "attracted by the heroism of their menfolk", the report said. The report went on to say "a new generation of jihadists" is growing in Europe. They are young, experts in computer science, and little schooled in doctrine, according to the report. The European Union is "permeable to proselytism and recruitment" and "there are multiplying signals of the ideological cooptation of aspiring mujahedeens," the report said.


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