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 A jihadist terrorist cell planned to blow up the 16th Century Rialto Bridge spanning Venice s Grand Canal Italian police said on Thursday A Venice attack means going straight to paradise because there are so many unbelievers here the suspects said in a wiretap Italian News Agency AdnKronos cited Venice Adjunct Prosecutor Adelchi D Ippolito as telling hellip
Venice terrorist cell plans to blow up Rialto Bridge, say police

NNN: A jihadist terrorist cell planned to blow up the 16th Century Rialto Bridge spanning Venice’s Grand Canal, Italian police said on Thursday.

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“A Venice attack means going straight to paradise because there are so many unbelievers here,’’ the suspects said in a wiretap, Italian News Agency, AdnKronos cited Venice Adjunct Prosecutor Adelchi D’Ippolito as telling reporters at a press conference.

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“We throw a bomb and then: boom, boom,’’ the suspects said.

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“The suspects also explicitly hailed the London attack of March 22, and spoke of the need to carry out a similar one in Venice,’’ a police official said in the televised press conference.

Edited by: Abigael Joshua/Grace Yussuf
(NAN)

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