Advertisement

Teen 'jihadist' arrested in train station plot

Share this article

Teen 'jihadist' arrested in train station plot
Photo: APA (Archiv/epa)
21:22 CET+01:00
A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Lower Austria as a suspected jihadist on Tuesday evening.

Michaela Schnell, director of public prosecution for St. Pölten, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday, according to the Austrian Press Agency (APA).

Currently, police and prosecutors are actively investigating the case, and refuse to comment further.

The Kronen Zeitung newspaper reported that the boy was actively seeking to connect with other jihadists, and had plotted to blow up Vienna's Westbahnhof railway station by researching how to make a bomb on the internet. 

The boy is confirmed to be an Austrian citizen.

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind' about the world

Want to go on a real adventure and help a disadvantaged community at the same time? You can, and here's how...

Advertisement
Advertisement
2,518 Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement