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Kuwait Busts Terrorist Cell Linked to Muslim Brotherhood

Kuwait Busts Terrorist Cell Linked to Muslim Brotherhood

Friday, 12 July, 2019 - 17:30
A view of Kuwait City. (Reuters)
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Kuwait announced on Friday the arrest of a terrorist cell linked to the Muslim Brotherhood group.

The Ministry of Interior said that the members of the cell, all of whom are Egyptian, have outstanding judicial sentences against them by authorities in Egypt. Some of the sentences reach up to 15 years in prison.

The ministry personnel located and arrested the fugitives, who had escaped from Egypt to Kuwait.

During interrogations, they confessed to carrying out terrorist operations in Egypt, reported the Kuwait news agency (KUNA).

Investigations are underway to find out their accomplices, said the ministry, warning that it would crack down ruthlessly against saboteurs.

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