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Islamic State has 60-80 operatives in Europe, Dutch expert says

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PanARMENIAN.Net – Intelligence experts estimate that the Islamic State extremist group has between 60 and 80 operatives planted in Europe to carry out attacks, the Dutch counterterrorism coordinator said Friday, November 18, the Associated Press reports.

Dick Schoof said in an interview with The Associated Press that would-be fighters are also heeding messages from the militant group “asking them not to come to Syria and Iraq, but to prepare attacks in Europe.”

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