Brazil arrests 10 with possible terror links

Brazilian police have arrested ten people allegedly connected to Isis in the country as the authorities crack down on possible terrorist groups just two weeks before more than a million tourists arrive in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games.

Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said in a televised press conference on Thursday that police were tracking down two more suspects and that those who have been arrested would be held in custody for at least 60 days, writes Samantha Pearson.

The suspects, all of them Brazilian, participated in an Isis ‘baptism’ over the internet, exchanged Isis execution videos and celebrated recent terrorist attacks in Orlando and France, said Mr de Moraes.

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