Three arrested as ISIS recruitment cell busted - update

Italian-Albania operation result of long investigation

(ANSA) - Rome, March 25 - Three people were arrested in Italy and Albania on Wednesday in an operation to bust a cell of alleged Islamist extremists dedicated to recruiting jihadists and helping them reach ISIS militias, ANSA sources said. The operation is the result of a long investigation by Italian anti-terrorism police, the sources said. The suspects in Italy were arrested in the province of Turin. Police also conducted searches of properties linked to people suspected of being ISIS sympathizers in the regions of Lombardy, Piedmont and Tuscany.


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