Specialized Prosecutor's Office brings terrorism charges against Swiss national traveling to Syria

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The Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Bulgaria has pressed charges against a Swiss national of terrorism and arms smuggling. He was detained on Tuesday at Kapitan Andreevo border crossing in an attempt to cross the border into Turkey carrying ammunitions with a final destination Idlib in Syria.

The man and his car had been wanted by the Swiss authorities under a notice in the Schengen information system saying the man was armed. The Swiss national has been taken into custody for 72 hours.


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