Bosnian police detain 5 terrorism suspects

11.10.2012 Branko Ilic , Serbian FBReporter





Sarajevo: Police say they have detained five people as they sought evidence they were instigating and planning terrorist attacks.


Authorities raided eight homes, including at least one in the village Gornja Maoca, known as a stronghold of the ultraconservative Wahhabi Muslim sect.

Police have raided the village several times in the past two years.Two Gornja Maoca residents are now standing trial for helping a gunman also a member of the sect who fired an automatic weapon at the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo last year, injuring a policeman.

Police announced the raid in a statement today.