Antiterrorist raid by MVR: Islamic State fighters arrested

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Teams from the Ministry of Interior (MVR) are conducting an action to arrest individuals who are suspected of fighting in Syria on the side of the Islamist organization, Islamic State (IS).

The Deputy Minister of public relations of the MVR, Ivo Kotevski, confirmed the information with Meta. Details of the action will be released later today.

According to information, special police forces have searched a number of locations in Skopje, Struga, Kumanovo, Tetovo and Gostivar.

According to primary information, besides fighters in the paramilitary formations of ID, other persons have been arrested who are suspected of talking Macedonian citizens into joining the war in Syria.