Mar. 31, 2017
Italian Police Foil Jihadist Plot to Blow Up Rialto Bridge in Venice (AFP-The Local-Italy)
Three men and a minor from Kosovo have been arrested in Venice for plotting to blow up the city’s celebrated Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal, Italian police said Thursday.
“With all the unbelievers there are in Venice, you put a bomb under the Rialto and you go straight to heaven,” one of thejihadist plotters said in a wiretapped conversation.
Other recorded conversations reveal them celebrating the attack outside Parliament in London last week and discussing their desire to join Islamist fighters in Syria.
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