Norway has begun rapidly increasing security after intelligence indicated an “imminent” threat from Islamic militants from Syria.
According to BBC News, Intelligence chief Benedicte Bjoernland issued a “national security alert” based on “reliable information” regarding a threat she described as “non-specific” yet “credible.”
Last month, Norwegian intelligence (PST) said, “About 50 people traveled to Syria as foreign fighters, and half of them had now returned to Norway.”
“Norwegian police are stepping up their presence at airports, stations, and border crossings because of the new threat,” BBC reports.
Arutz Sheva 7 reports that information uncovered by PST indicates “a possible attack” somewhere in Europe, with “Norway being specifically mentioned.”
Norwegian Justice Minister Anders Anundsen responded to the news by calling Norwegians to diligence and assuring them that “several measures have been implemented to face this threat.”
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