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Uzbekistan Terror Suspects

BERLIN — German prosecutors said authorities arrested on Tuesday two Germans suspected of involvement with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, a terrorist group suspected of links to al-Qaida.

Prosecutors said one suspect, 24-year-old Omer C., is suspected of training at an unidentified terrorist camp and involvement in unidentified attacks outside Germany. The other, 28-year-old Turgay C., is suspected of transferring money to the movement.


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